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Kristina Michele Martens makes history as Bellingham’s first Black woman council member

Supporters: 'She will make her voice heard'

Kristina Michele Martens says her election to the Bellingham City Council gives nonwhite citizens "something they desperately needed: to feel acknowledged
Kristina Michele Martens says her election to the Bellingham City Council gives nonwhite citizens "something they desperately needed: to feel acknowledged (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Kristina Michele Martens clearly chose to run for the Bellingham City Council seat she won in the No
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