Race Matters

Winsome Sears, Virginia's new lieutenant governor, is the first woman of color to be elected to the position and the first woman of color to win any statewide election there. She's also a Republican willing to say all of the white people-friendly things regarding race relations in America.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pending resignation over damning sexual harassment allegations has paved the way for State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be New York's first Black woman acting lieutenant governor.