Pretty smile and brains too

A report by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd for Jezebel. Epsy Campbell Barr—a left-leaning feminist economist, author, and cofounder of Costa Rica’s power-to-the-people Citizen’s Action Party—has become the first-ever black woman vice president in the Americas, and Costa Rica’s first Afro-Latina VP. She was chosen in a landslide along with President-elect Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a 38-year-old fellow member […]

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