Vicki Miles-LaGrange: A 2014 Human Rights Award Winner
Nominated by Wilfredo Santosrivera and Blanca Sumner
Vicki Miles-LaGrange is the Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was the first African-American woman to be sworn in as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was also the first African-American female elected to the Oklahoma Senate.
Judge Miles-LaGrange is recognized for serving the cause of human rights on and off the bench, in the Oklahoma Legislature, and in her community
“All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.”
(Article 7 of the UDHR)