Jefferson County Alabama Appoints 9 Black Female Judges
It’s a great time to be a Black woman in politics and law!
A historic number of Black women have been appointed to be judges in Jefferson County, Alabama of all places in America. Nine beautiful Black female judges will be sworn in this January after being elected to judgeship during last week’s election reports Birmingham Times:
I just think it’s great. Jefferson County is a majority Democratic County. They turn out to vote, they’re capable of electing qualified individuals,” said Anthony, who is former president of the Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Council.
Birmingham is the most populous city in Jefferson County and also in the state of Alabama.
The winners were 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 who won uncontested. Anthony called it “a proud moment” and said those elected can help pave the way for the next generation.
Congratulations to these brilliant and beautiful women!