Candidate name: Vangie Williams State: Virginia Bio: As a strategic planner and senior project control principal for a government contractor, King George, Virginia’s Vangie Williams knows she has what it takes to bring change to her 1st District. This year, Williams made history when she became the first Black woman to have her name on the ballot for any congressional race in the district. “As a Black woman running for Congress in a red district making history, I am now more determined than ever to make a pathway for other women of color to be able to run and get resources. This way they don’t have to fight for every single vote and dollar,” she said in an interview with People’s World. For more information: TOPICS: