Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) (Courtesy photo)

By AFRO Staff

The Senate confirmed Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) as the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on March 10, making her the first Black woman to hold the position in more than four decades. The past national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. plans to focus her efforts on protecting millions of Americans who have fallen behind on rent due to the pandemic.