R.I.P.: Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2008 - 4:05 pm

In sad news, Stephanie Tubbs Jones, 58, a Democratic Representative from Ohio, has died from a sudden brain aneurysm. She was the first African-American woman to represent Ohio and one of only 23 women of color in Congress. [Cleveland.com]

UPDATE: Um, we’re getting conflicting reports now. Which is good news, at least! Stay tuned.