Ayanna Pressley, on March 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
Ayanna Pressley, on March 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  Leah Puttkammer—Getty Images

Boston's Champion Council Woman

Boston went 106 years before electing a woman of color to its city council—that is, until 42-year-old powerhouse Ayanna Pressley came along with a no-nonsense platform and a hunger to serve women and children.

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