Paying homage: Westchester Black Women's Political Caucus attracts New York politicians

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Paying homage: Westchester Black Women's Political Caucus attracts New York politicians

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The Westchester Black Women's Political Caucus celebrated its 45th anniversary in Yonkers Sunday. Copyright: Lohud.

New York leaders ingratiated themselves with the Westchester Black Women's Political Caucus on Sunday in Yonkers, as the organization celebrated its 45th anniversary and showcased its rise to power.

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin, representing Gov. Kathy Hochul's administration, called the  Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a longtime caucus member from Yonkers, "the woman who saved New York's democracy."

Stewart-Cousins earlier said the nation looks to Black women, including as attorney general and other positions of leadership. She is the first Black woman to lead the state Senate, and Letitia James is the first Black woman to serve as state attorney general.

Click here to read the full article published by Lohud on 18 October 2021.

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