U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Equal Employment Office Chief Dr. Rose Caballero [right] introduces the guest speaker for the district's Women's History Month observance event, author Kimberley Yancy. Yancy is also the first African-American woman to be elected to a district council seat in the history of the city of La Marque, Texas. Yancy—who authored the book Confessions of a Preachers Wife—shared her story and experiences growing up Black, female, and middle-class in Texas and how that intersectionality shaped her. She also touched on how her career in local politics has influenced how she is perceived and treated.

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