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WATCH: Karine Jean-Pierre Talks About Becoming the First Black Woman to Address WH Press Corps Live on Camera

In 1991, Judy Smith, who served as George H.W. Bush‘s deputy press secretary, became the first Black woman to answer questions from the White House press corps. The event wasn’t televised as briefings were not covered live until 1995. Today, Joe Biden‘s principal deputy White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, became the first Black woman…

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