Florida's First Black Woman in Statewide Race

The name Jennifer Carroll may not be known by many outside of Jacksonville, Florida, but things are about to change now that the state's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, has chosen her as his running mate. Carroll, a 20-year Navy veteran and Trinidadian immigrant, was already the state's only Black state legislator. To date she is the only Black women to be part of a statewide ticket, and if elected, Carroll would become the state's first Black lieutenant governor... Here's what you had to say: Stephanie commented via Facebook: "Trying to divide the "black" vote. Not surprised." Elaine wrote via Facebook: "I'm happy for her, however I don't think he's the right candidate for her to run with!"


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