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Renatha Francis, left, smiles as she and her family are introduced during a news conference, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Miami-Dade Public Library in Miami. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed two South Floridians to the state Supreme Court on Tuesday, including Francis, a Palm Beach County circuit judge who immigrated from Jamaica. Others from left, Francis' husband Phillip Fender holding their son Joshua, Francis' mother Hyacinth holding their son Matthew. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

DeSantis sends Jamaican- and Cuban-American to Supreme Court

May. 26, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed two Floridians from minority communities to the state Supreme Court on Tuesday: a Palm Beach County circuit judge who immigrated from Jamaica and a former assistant U.S. attorney who is the son of Cuban immigrants. Renatha Francis, who will be the first...