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Mercedes Frias – Powerful woman

Mercedes Frias

Mercedes Frias – Italy – Politics – First black member of Parliament

Mercedes Frias – Italy – Politics
Mercedes Frias (pictured far left) – Italy – Politics

Mercedes Lourdes Frias was born in the Dominican Republic. She was the first black person elected to the Italian Parliament in 2006 where she served through April 2008. She was a member of the Commission on Constitutional Affairs and the Parliamentary Committee on the Implementation of the Control of Schengen Agreement, and the Control and Surveillance on Immigration. She works on anti-racist activities and welcoming immigrants. From 1994 1997 she was a member of the Council of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy. In the town of Empoli Ms Frias served a councilor for the environment, rights of citizenship, equal opportunities.

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  1. […] er  Mercedes Lourdes Frias fra den Dominicanske Republik i Caribien.  Black Women in Europe beskriver [en] hende således på deres blog: Mercedes Lourdes Frias was born in the Dominican Republic. She […]

  2. […] fue Mercedes Lourdes Frias [fr] de la República Dominicana, en el Caribe. Así es como está descrita [en] en el blog Mujeres Negras en Europa: Mercedes Lourdes Frias nació en la República […]

  3. […] τη Δομινικανή Δημοκρατία της Καραϊβικής. Κάπως έτσι περιγράφεται [en] στον ιστότοπο blogging “Black Women in Europe”: Η Mercedes Lourdes […]

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