Fani Willis’ testimony evokes long-standing frustrations for Black women leaders

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is used to prosecuting high-profile, challenging cases. But as she parried questions about her own personal conduct from the witness stand against the legal teams for defendants her office has accused of election interference, many Black women recognized a dispiriting scene.

Fulton County DA Willis hearing: Who is attorney Ashleigh Merchant?

After the first day of the hearing to disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Wade and her office from prosecuting former President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Georgia election interference case, many people are expressing curiosity about the attorney who is primarily responsible for the hearing.