Letitia James

Historic Mid-Term Elections Push Women Of Color To The Forefront

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November 6, 2018 was a historic election night for many reasons, but in particular for the groundbreaking number of victories had by many women of color running for office. New York had a set of firsts at the federal and state level. NY voters elected Letitia James as New York’s attorney general. James had previously […]

Letitia James Becomes New York Attorney General

Letitia James Becomes New York Attorney General

Words by: Rashad Grove On a historical night for #BlackGirlMagic, Letitia A. “Tish” James made history by becoming the first African-American woman to win statewide office in New York. James is now the Attorney General for the state of New York after her win in the 2018 election. James coasted to a comfortable victory on […]