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General News    H3'ed 11/13/19

All 19 Black Women Running for Judge in a Texas Race Won Tuesday Night

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Meet the #Houston19. All 19 black women who ran for various judicial seats in Harris County won their races last Tuesday, marking the single biggest victory for black women in the county's history. Beyond Houston, the election is reflective of an overall increase in women of color who are not just running, but winning local, state, and national races during the Trump administration. A similar thing happened during the 2016 election in Alabama-like Texas, a historically red state-when nine black women were elected as judges in Jefferson County. Wins like these are an important step in adding much-needed diversity to judicial seats across the country. 


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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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