Liz Byrd made political history as the first black woman to serve in the Wyoming Legislature

9 Jun 2020

Sierra Rhone Byrd, granddaughter of Liz Byrd, remembers visiting her grandmother every summer during Cheyenne Frontier Days.

“She would take me and all of my extended family to the parades, rodeos and carnival," Sierra said. "But no matter what we did or where we went, one thing I will always remember is sitting with her after dinner and drinking her very, very sweet iced tea as she told me stories about her life and the people she had met and the amazing places she had gone.

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