African-Americans who made political history in New York

African-Americans who made political history in New York
Letitia James has only been New York’s attorney general for a few weeks, but she has made history as both the first woman and the first African-American to be elected to the post. Previously, she was New York City’s first black public advocate.
Letitia James
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  • Letitia James
  • Edward A. Johnson
  • Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • David Dinkins
  • David Paterson
  • Carl Heastie
  • Andrea Stewart-Cousins
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