Majority Leader, New York State Senate

New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins represents the senate district in Westchester County that includes both Madam C. J. Walker’s home Villa Lewaro, and Helen Gould’s home Lyndhurst. As a trailblazing politician, Stewart-Cousins is the first woman and African-American to hold the position of New York State Senate Majority Leader. Stewart-Cousins discusses the legacy of Madam Walker and the significance of both Villa Lewaro and Lyndhurst to her district.


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