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The power of choice has never been more on display than it was yesterday when a male presidential candidate deliberately chose a woman who is a person of color to be his running mate. Only two other women have been vice presidential nominees, Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 and Sarah Palin in 2008. This historical moment cannot be ignored and must be acknowledged regardless of political affiliation or thought.
Yahairah Aristy is a Deputy Public Defender, and is the 2020-2021 president of Lawyers Club of San Diego.