Diana Ross’younger sister Rita Ross is making a name for herself in the political world and running for office….
According to BAW:
Diana recently announced that her baby sister, Rita Ross, is making a political run for Michigan’s 5th district in the State House of Representatives, to represent their hometown, Detroit.
My sister A really dedicated Detroiter pic.twitter.com/S8uXN7xREC
— Ms. Ross (@DianaRoss) May 25, 2018
sister Rita Ross is running for State Representative of the 5th District in Detroit, this is her calling. Please support,” Diana noted on Twitter. ccording to ILOSM, the Ross family long ago dubbed Rita as “Mother Theresa,” for her selfless actions and 16 years of service helping thousands of foster children via the Michigan Supreme Court Foster Care Review Board. She has also worked hard to help poverty-stricken families and those affected by AIDS.
Prior to her political run, Rita Ross was one of the first women hired as a test driver at General Motors Proving Grounds in Milford, Michigan, and was one of the first African-American Stewardesses to “Fly the Friendly Skies” of Pan American International Airlines.
A longtime public servant, essence.com notes that Rita Ross “plans to advocate for infrastructure projects for the city of Detroit, criminal justice reform, expanding access to early childhood education, and pushing for single-payer health care to ensure every Detroiter has access to quality medical care.”