Continuing with the progressive institution of African-Americans in national policy, on Jan. 27, 2005, Condoleeza Rice was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State under President George W. Bush. As the first African-American woman to be elected to this post, equality was closer to being achieved in a very divided, racial nation.
Today In History- January 26
Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State.
First African-American woman called to U.S. cabinet position.
- Washington D.C., USA
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