From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Lewis, Ernestine

Lewis was elected to the Bloomfield, KY, City Council in 1977. The ticket included Freddie Skinner. It was the first time the city council had two African American members. For more see "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in 1978 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Fifth Report by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 15.


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