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Banks makes history as first-ever black transgender woman elected to school board


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KCIA by Jared Farmer on April 6, 2021

History was made in Decatur Tuesday night.

Alana Banks became the first-ever black transgender woman to be elected to a school board in the entire country.

“It’s always a big focus for Alana to champion LGBT rights for students,” said childhood friend and campaign aid Anay Hunt. “Within that age range, it is so important to look at someone like them that is out there making a positive change.”

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