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Black Girl Magic: LT. Andrea Lewis, First African-American Woman In Georgia Air National Guard History

The Georgia Air National Guard is set to deploy a black woman as a pilot for the first time. The Guard tweeted on Wednesday that 1st Lt. Andrea Lewis would soon deploy from the 116th Air Control Wing, “becoming the first female African-American pilot in the history of the Georgia Air National Guard!” According to […]

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Politics: Stacey Abrams Tells Democrats: Don’t Treat Donald Trump’s Wall Emergency As Real

Stacey Abrams laid out how Democrats should fight President Donald Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. The former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial nominee noted on Thursday’s broadcast of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” that the border emergency is “not real” and is only in Trump’s head. Democrats should […]

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News: Yolanda Ford, Missouri City’s First African American and First Female Mayor

TEXAS – Hundreds of people clapped, sang and cheered Sunday afternoon during a three-hour ceremony celebrating the inauguration of Yolanda Ford, Missouri City’s first African American and first female mayor. “Thank you to Missouri City for having faith and for trusting me to lead your city,” said Ford to applause after Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner […]

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Media: Cheri Beasley to Make History as First Black Woman Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court

Cheri Beasley started serving on the North Carolina Supreme Court in 2012. Now, seven years later, she’s set to become the first African American woman Chief Justice of North Carolina’s highest court. Governor Roy Copper made the historic announcement on Tuesday. “It is not lost on me — this historic fact — especially since this […]