Armed with scores of endorsements from powerful elected officials, key law enforcement organizations and deeply entrenched labor unions, veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey is poised to become Los Angeles County’s first African-American district attorney.
With slightly less than 10 million residents spread over 4,057 square miles, Los Angeles County is the nation’s largest and claims more than a quarter of California’s total population of nearly 38 million people. Just 9.3 percent are African-American.
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(Source: Black America Web)