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Malcolm Kenyatta is an American politician from North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as the Pennsylvania State Representative for the 181st district since 2019. He is one of the youngest elected State Representatives in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the first openly-LGBTQ person of color elected to either chamber of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in the state's history. On February 18, 2021, Kenyatta announced his bid for the 2022 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania.


Kenyatta was the subject of an award-winning documentary, Going Forward, which followed his 2018 victory. The Philadelphia Tribune called Kenyatta one of Philadelphia's most influential African-Americans.In 2020, Kenyatta was named an OUT 100 Honoree by OUT Magazine, their annual list of the most "impactful and influential LGBTQ+ people". In the same year, he was awarded the Sen. Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award.

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