Raquel Castaneda­Lopez

Special | 5m 24s

Raquel Castañeda-­López, the first Latina ever elected to Detroit’s City Council, recounts her personal struggles and how she dedicates herself to fighting for everyone she represents to have the same access to opportunity that she has had. “I never thought I was going to be a politician. Even after I won I considered saying ‘Hey, I’m not going to do this,’” Raquel said.

Aired: 04/06/16

Rating: NR

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