About Their Business: 7 Black Female Politicians Who Made History

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Condoleeza Rice

In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Condoleeza Rice to serve as the head of the National Security Council, making her the first woman to hold this position. In 2005, Bush appointed her secretary of state, the first black woman to serve in this capacity. In 1993, prior to Rice’s presidential appointments, she was the first woman and the first black to serve as a Stanford University provost.

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