Letitia James Breaks Multiple Barriers With Win In New York Attorney General Race

By Kimberley Richards 11/07/2018 04:35 pm ET   Letitia James made history on election night by becoming the first African-American woman to be elected attorney general of New York. James, the public advocate for New York City, also broke barriers as first black woman elected to statewide office in New

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Will Black People Step Up and Step Out to the Polls for the Midterm Elections?

By Jasmine Hardy – October 3, 2018 There’s nearly a month to go before the 2018 midterm elections and thankfully, there are a number of promising candidates on ballots throughout the country who can have a positive impact on the Black community. If Florida, if Gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, wins

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Letitia James Makes History by Winning Attorney General Primary in New York

By Jeffery C. Mays Sept. 13, 2018 Letitia James became the first black woman to win a major party statewide nomination on Thursday, easily defeating three rivals in New York’s Democratic primary for attorney general. With her win, Ms. James, 59, the New York City public advocate, has positioned herself

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