Name: Helen D. Foster (D)
District 16: Bronx
Reps: Highbridge, Morrisania, West Bronx and Melrose.
Member: since 2001.
-Is the first African-American woman from Bronx County to be elected to a city office.
-Describes herself as “not a ‘yes, sir” type of elected official.
-Inspired the New York Daily News to use “humina-humina” in a lede.
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