Germany gets its 1st black member of parliament

September 23, 2013   // 0 Comments

Berlin AP A Senegal-born chemist has become Germany's first black federal lawmaker, and a woman of Turkish origin has become the first Muslim elected to Parliament from Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party, officials said Monday. Although nearly one in five of Germany's 80 million people are immigrants or the children or grandchildren of immigrants, relatively few have made it into the ...

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