From Education to Politics to Law to Foreign Affairs….
- A number of Black Americans made history in 2022 by breaking through glass ceilings.
- Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court, while Hakeem Jeffries is the first Black person to lead House Democrats.
- Brittney Griner made history of a different sort as her imprisonment in Russia awakened a political movement.
Black political power was on full display over the last year as a record number of Black candidates ran up and down the ballot for both parties in the midterm elections.
Several of those candidates became the first Black Americans elected to their offices.
Here’s a look at a few of the Black Americans who made history this year…..
image…Madeline Monroe/Greg Nash/Associated Press-Julio Cortez
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