Aboriginal woman's historic bid for Australian Senate brings racial abuse, but she persists

  • by: ROD McGUIRK , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 8, 2013 - 7:55 AM

CANBERRA, Australia — Facing the prospect of becoming the first Aboriginal woman to win a seat in Australia's Parliament, Nova Peris said Sunday that she was targeted during her campaign by the worst onslaught of racial abuse she had ever endured.

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