Senator Laphonza Butler Pledges Support to the Black Press and Black Communities

Senator Laphonza Butler (D-CA) is sharing her commitment to supporting the Black press and the Black communities across the nation. Butler was recently appointed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fulfill the late Senator Dianne Feinstein’s term. During a Zoom meeting with publishers from the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), Sen. Butler stressed her support […]

Laphonza Butler Makes History as Third Black Woman Ever to Serve in U.S. Senate

Laphonza Butler has officially been sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris after her history-making appointment to the U.S. Senate. Vice President Kamala Harris, the second Black woman to ever serve as a U.S. Senator, officiated the swearing in of Laphonza Butler on October 3. Butler is now making history as the third Black woman […]

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