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President Biden announced his intention to nominate Bridget Brink as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. The career foreign service officer has served as ambassador to Slovakia since 2019. U.S. Department of State/AP hide caption

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Linda Thomas-Greenfield appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on her nomination to be the United States ambassador to the United Nations, Wednesday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Tianna Spears joined the State Department in 2018, looking forward to the promise of a fulfilling career. She left after less than two years, and is one of a growing number to speak out recently about the special challenges faced by minority foreign service officers. Kennedi Carter for NPR hide caption

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'I Was Asked If I Stole My Car': Black Diplomats Describe Harassment At U.S. Borders

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David Holmes, a career diplomat and the political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, is scheduled to give public testimony as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump on Thursday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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A Diplomat With A History Of Voicing Concerns Set To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry

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