By Ann Brown
The midterm elections were full on surprises and firsts. Among them, the election of three African Americans as State Attorney General making them the first Blacks to hold this position in each of those states.
Letitia James will be the first Black woman elected to statewide office in New York as well as becoming the first African-American woman to be elected attorney general of New York.
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“James, the public advocate for New York City, also broke barriers as first Black woman elected to statewide office in New York, the first woman of any race to be elected as the state’s attorney general, and the first Black person to serve in that position,” the Huffington Post reported.
“Thank you New York,” James tweeted after the election results were in. “Tonight we made Click here to read entire article