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By Pete Riehm
Guest Writer 

Trojan horsewomen of color

 

July 25, 2019



Dubbed “the squad,” four freshmen Democrat Congresswomen have seized the national spotlight and made quite a splash in Congress. Their elections are remarkable firsts. Representatives Ilhan Omar (MN) and Rashida Tlaib (MI) are the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress. Representative Ayanna Pressley (MA) is the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts. And young upstart, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) won an incredible upset to become the youngest member currently serving in Congress.

While these achievements are notable, their infamous notoriety...



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