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Ayanna Pressley says goodbye to Boston City Council

Ayanna Pressley says goodbye to Boston City Council

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley bid an emotional goodbye to her colleagues Wednesday before she heads to Washington in 2019 to represent the Massachusetts seventh congressional district. In her speech to a room packed with her friends, family, co-workers, and fans, Pressley recalled first considering a run for the council in 2009. She said she was frustrated by the young girls of color who were getting “lost or worse being ignored.” “What became crystal clear to me is I wanted to do something about this I wanted to fight for girls, not be their voice, but lift up their […]

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