2016 Elections, Alabama, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted -

Alabama elected 9 black women to become judges Thank you for this, Jefferson County

2016 Elections, Alabama, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted -

Alabama elected 9 black women to become judges Thank you for this, Jefferson County

“Black Girl Magic” has been the highly-used theme of 2016, and continues to represent the accomplishments of black women, as seen on Election Day. Thanks to voters in Jefferson County, Alabama, for electing these nine black women, who are the epitome of Black Girl Magic, to become judges.

According to The Birmingham Times, the Democratic sweep in the district and circuit courts include Javan Patton, Debra Bennett Winston, Shera Craig Grant, Nakita “Niki” Perryman Blocton, Tamara Harris Johnson, Elisabeth French, Agnes Chappell, Brendette Brown Green and Annetta Verin. The ladies will be sworn in by January. Democrats have dominated judicial races since 2008.

The Nov. 8 election showed that women of color represented. Kamala Harris, Catherine Cortez Masto and Tammy Duckworth were also elected to the U.S. Senate.


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