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This paper traces Black women’s leadership development experiences overtime and the relevant socio-political linkages that help to explain why Black women continue to remain largely underrepresented in political leadership at the state and national levels. Attending to Black women’s leadership development needs is critical to increasing their representation in politics.

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Black Women’s Leadership Development: Implications for their Representation in the Political Arena

This paper traces Black women’s leadership development experiences overtime and the relevant socio-political linkages that help to explain why Black women continue to remain largely underrepresented in political leadership at the state and national levels. Attending to Black women’s leadership development needs is critical to increasing their representation in politics.