The Black Girl Magic is Real—Taliaferro, Bennett latest Pittsburgh Black women to win elections

Posted on 6/10/2019 11:28:04 AM

“But in Pittsburgh, Devon Taliaferro and Olivia Bennett aren’t “mysterious or supernatural forces.” They are Black women, born and raised in this area, who sought to make change—in Taliaferro’s case, the school system, or in Bennett’s case, the justice system. Taliaferro grew up in Wilkinsburg, graduated from Wilkinsburg High School in 1999, then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh. ”

—“The Black Girl Magic is Real—Taliaferro, Bennett latest Pittsburgh Black women to win elections,”
Black Press USA/New Pittsburgh Courier, June 9, 2019