Karine Jean-Pierre becomes first Black woman in 30 years to lead White House press briefing

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2021
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White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre made history when she stepped behind the podium in the James S. Brady Briefing Room on Wednesday afternoon, becoming just the second African-American woman to lead a formal White House press briefing and the first in 30 years.

"It's a real honor to be standing here today. I appreciate the historic nature, I really do. But I believe that being behind this podium, being in this room, being in this building, is not about one person. It's about what we do on...

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