First Black Woman in Bundestag Wants to Change Image of ‘Germanness’

After a deadly racist attack, Awet Tesfaiesus considered leaving Germany. Instead, she ran for Parliament with a “courage to change” slogan and won. BERLIN — The day after a racist extremist opened fire in two hookah bars in Germany, targeting people he thought looked “foreign,” Awet Tesfaiesus was shocked by the reaction she encountered in…

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