Both gents are Democrats from New York. And both Torres and Jones made history on Election Night
Democratic New Yorkers Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones have become the first openly gay Black men elected to the U.S. Congress.
Torres, 32, who is Afro-Latino, has been a member of New York City’s city council for seven years. He won the congressional primary in his district in June when he defeated Ruben Diaz Sr., 77, also a member of the city council. For the complete story please log onto https://thegrio.com/2020/11/04/torres-jones-gay-history/