IN Her Hands


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Marilyn Artus
Connie Walked Into the Chamber Knowing the Fight Would Be Hard (Connie Johnson), 2018
Mixed media with hand and machine embroidery
30 x 32 inches

Connie Johnson (Democrat) : Member of the Oklahoma Senate from the 48th district (2005 - 2014). Johnson became the first African American woman nominated for a major statewide office in Oklahoma and the first woman US Senate nominee from Oklahoma of any party when she won the Democratic primary run-off of the United States Senate special election in Oklahoma, 2014.


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