Nov 6th's turnout of the mid-term elections was HERstorical!
112 is the winning number of women who have been elected to the United States House of Representatives, surpassing the previous record of 107.
As if that wasn't beautiful enough, a good number of these bad a - - superheroes were elected "firsts", giving Congress the makeover it desperately needed. And baaaabyyy, let me just be the first to say that the new face of congress is BEAT for the gods hunny!
Here's a rundown of last night's stunning victories:
Letitia James defeats Republican nominee Keith Wofford to become the first Black attorney general in New York. This victory was Fuccillo Hyundai HUGE and has #45 sweating like a sinner in church. Let the people say Amen!
Ayanna Pressley is the first Black woman elected to the Boston City Council and now
Massachusett's first Black congresswoman.
Rachael Rollins becomes the first woman and African American to be elected District Attorney of Boston.
Lauren Underwood pulls through to become the first woman ever to represent the 14th district of Illinois in Congress.
Jahana Hayes wins big for Connecticut as she becomes first Black congresswoman.
Julia Stratton is elected at Lt. Governor of Illnois and has now helped the set record for most Black lieutant governors in American History.
Ilhan Omar of Minnesota become the first Somalian legislator, Muslim, AND first woman of color elected to Congress from her state.
Rashida Tlaib of Michigan becmes the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress.
Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland becomes New Mexico's first native American Congresswomen of New Mexico and Kansas respectively.
And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sets the bar high as a 29-year-old cruising to victory becoming the youngest woman EVER to be elected to Congress.
What comes to mind when you look over this list?
What picture does it paint for you about the ability of women?
When I look at this list i see HOPE. I see a dream deferred butterfly into a dream come true.
I see the self esteem of little Black and Brown girls ascending to break through glass ceilings.
I see a more compassionate and true representation of our America.
I see me.
I truly believe that it's going to take the efforts of remarkable women to whip this nation back into shape. There is something so sacred about when a woman gets involved.
It was so with Esther, Ruth, and Mulan, and so it will be with these 112.
Move over middle-aged white men, the future is female.