The Black Mayors

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The election of  Richard  Hatcher  as  Mayor of Gary, Indiana,  in 1967 signaled a turning point in black politics. When Hatcher became the first elected Black mayor of a U.S. metropolitan city,  he helped to ignite a debate about  whether electoral politics should become a primary tactic of achieving Black Power or an end unto itself. In the years since, many of the major American cities have elected African American mayors.

Eyes on the Prize - 09 - Power! 1967-1968Eyes on the Prize – 09 – Power! 1967-1968 Power! (1966-68) The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black…

 

Black Mayor in the US, 1960's - Film 4262Black Mayor in the US, 1960’s – Film 4262 First elected Black Mayor of a city of more than 100000 people in the U.S.A. gives speech to rapturous crowds. Gary, Indiana, Richard D. Hatcher First Black…

  Repost: Black Power and the Pyrrhic Victory | The Corner … http://cornersideyard.blogspot.com/ Cities that elected “first black mayors” after the Black Power Era, during a period of relative calm, were able to adapt as the political skill set grew in the African-American community. However, the … Cleveland was the first with the selection of Carl Stokes as mayor in 1967. Gary, Indiana followed suit the same year with the election of Richard Hatcher, and the federal government appointed Walter Washington to become Washington, DC’s first black mayor as well. Later … List of first African-American mayors – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_first_African-American_mayors First African-American mayor of Maryville, Tennessee: W. B. Scott … First African American elected mayor of a large U.S. city: Carl Stokes … First African American appointed mayor of Washington, D.C.: Walter Washington (see also: 1975) … African American elected mayor of a major Southern city: Maynard Jackson, Atlanta, … Americans of African Ancestry – International World History Project http://history-world.org/black_americans.htm Blacks were also concentrated in the largest cities, with more than 1 million ( based … American blacks are largely the descendants of slaves–people who were brought ….. Tom Bradley in Los Angeles, Coleman A. Young in Detroit, and Maynardmayor of the largest city in the United States in 1989 when David N. Dinkins … Black History | Jeopardy TriviaJeopardy Trivia http://www.jeopardytrivia.com/%3Fportfolio%3Dblack-history Black history, black firsts, black history trivia. … Black History. separator. First Black … Singer at the Metropolitan Opera Marian Anderson; Miss America Vanessa Williams … Mayor of New York City David Dinkins; Mayor of Los Angeles Tom Bradley … of Washington, D.C Sharon Pratt Kelly; Mayor of Atlanta Maynard Jackson … Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present : from … http://www.worldcat.org/title/encyclopedia-of-african-american-history-1896-to-the-present-from-the-age-of-segregation-to-the-twenty-first-century/oclc/239240886 Get this from a library! Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present : from the age of segregation to the twenty-first century. [Paul Finkelman … Up From Slavery: an autobiography Booker T. Washington, published 1907, 330 pages Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial … unknown, published 2006, 1560 pages The Harlem Renaissance: A History and an Anthology unknown, published 2003, 240 pages From Slavery: America’s First Black Mayors | The Michigan Chronicle From Slavery: America’s First Black Mayors Dec 5, 2012 Young served five terms and he was Detroit’s first African-American … Soon, Black mayors would be elected all across the country, including Maynard Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia in 1973, Tom Bradley of Los … Thank you, Mayor Coleman A. Young. …. Outside Sales – Los Angeles County – Industrial Sales. Black mayors are enthusiastic, but face special problems – Christian … http://www.csmonitor.com/1982/0823/082344.html Aug 23, 1982 Gary, Ind. — Most black mayors never dreamed of holding that office. Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young tells of the way he felt as he drove … of black mayors have grown to include Tom Bradley of Los Angeles, who seeks to be the nation’s first elected black governor in California; Coleman Young of Detroit, the … The Election of Black Mayors, 1969 and 1973 – University of … http://www.colorado.edu/IBS/PEC/johno/pub/old_pubs/O%27Loughlin-Berg%25201977%2520Annals.pdf Oct 27, 2004 The failure of black mayoral candidates in Detroit and Los Angeles …. Detroit Coleman Young (Black) 51.59. John Nichols (White) 48 .41. Los Angeles Thomas Bradley (Black) 56.34. Samuel Yorty (White) 43 .66. Atlanta Maynard Jackson (Black) 59.23 …. first two factors operated in Cleveland (1967),. For Democrats, ‘big-city mayors’ are back | theGrio http://thegrio.com/2013/11/07/for-democrats-big-city-mayors-are-back/ Nov 7, 2013 Lonnie Green, left, talks with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed as he campaigns … as did legendary African-American mayors like Maynard Jackson (and … in Detroit, Harold Washington in Chicago, Tom Bradley in Los Angeles, John … having much of a chance against the former first lady and secretary of state. Major African American Office Holders Since 1641 | The Black Past … http://www.blackpast.org/aah/major-african-american-office-holders First Person of African Ancestry Elected to a Public Office in British North … First African American Woman Elected to a State Legislature: …. MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS: Big City MayorsFirst Black Elected Mayors in … Thomas Bradley, Los Angeles, 1973-1993 … Maynard Jackson, Atlanta, Georgia, 1973-1982, 1990 -1994 People & Politics in America’s Big Cities – This is Webserver for … http://mumford.albany.edu/census/2003newspdf/People%2520%26%2520Politics%2520report.pdf contentious and ultimately self-defeating model of Detroit in the 1970s? This is a ….. Coleman Young 1973. Newark, NJ … of Tom Bradley as Los Angelesfirst black mayor in. 1973 …. central cities, just as blacks did in Atlanta and Detroit. Mayoral Leadership in One Universe of American Urban Politics … http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2006.00642.x/full Article first published online: 7 SEP 2006 … failure to broaden support and forge a more enduring majority black–Latino coalition (136–37). He classifies Bradley as part of a group of “deracialized mayors” who … Coleman Young (Detroit), Maynard Jackson (Atlanta), and Walter … Kingley, G. Thomas, and Kathryn L. S. Pettit. Georgia History Timeline / Chronology 1973 http://www.ourgeorgiahistory.com/year/1973 October 16, 1973, Maynard Jackson becomes the first African-American Mayor of Atlanta. Thomas Bradley (Los Angeles) and Coleman Young (Detroit) were … State of the Debate: The Rise and Fall of Racialized Liberalism http://prospect.org/article/state-debate-rise-and-fall-racialized-liberalism Dec 7, 2001 On the left, confrontations and black-power rhetoric became … in heavily Democratic New York and Los Angeles, the nation’s greatest cities, moderate … Over the past 30 years, they charge, white urbanites have voted first with their … ( when Sam Yorty was mayor) and 1992 (when Tom Bradley was mayor). Black Elected Officials, 2000 – NorthStarNews.com http://www.northstarnews.com/userimages/references/Black%2520Elected%2520Officials.2000_Joint%2520Center%2520for%2520Political%2520Studies.pdf The first edition of Black Elected Officials: A National Roster was published … positions: then city councilman Tom Bradley (later mayor of Los Angeles), … representative Ernest Morial (New Orleans), and then state senator Coleman … representative in 1970, and former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson was then vice-mayor. African American Political Leaders – Docstoc http://www.docstoc.com/docs/135979118/African-American-Political-Leaders Nevertheless, becoming the first elected African-American the New Deal’s promise was … Tom Bradley in Los Angeles; May- the Congressional Black Caucus, a forum … work Orleans; Coleman Young in Detroit; Kenneth together for their common goals. … In 1977 Andy Young was named U.S. Conference of Black Mayors. Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008 Henry Louis Gates, published 2011, 487 pages Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr. Marion Barry, published 2014, 336 pages African Americans and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook unknown, published 2003, 400 pages The Black Experience in America: From Civil Rights to the Present unknown, published 2010, 230 pages Double Trouble : Black Mayors, Black Communities, and the Call for a Deep … J. Phillip Thompson III Associate Professor of Urban Politics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, published 2005, 360 pages Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of … Gary May, published 2013, 336 pages Changing White Attitudes toward Black Political Leadership Zoltan L. Hajnal, published 2006, 0 pages Black Saga: The African American Experience Charles Melvin Christian, published 1995, 608 pages March toward freedom: a history of Black Americans James A. Banks, Cherry A. Banks, published 1974, 186 pages The New black politics: the search for political power unknown, published 1987, 293 pages The seventies in America unknown, published 2006, 1107 pages The New Black vote: politics and power in four American cities unknown, published 1984, 381 pages     David Dinkins   Maynard H. Jackson Jr., First Black Mayor of Atlanta and a Political … http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/24/us/maynard-h-jackson-jr-first-black-mayor-atlanta-political-force-dies-65.html Jun 24, 2003 Maynard H. Jackson Jr., who as this city’s first black mayor embodied … year that Tom Bradley and Coleman Young won the mayoralties of Los …

Maynard H. Jackson becomes the first black Mayor of Atlanta, GeorgiaMaynard H. Jackson becomes the first black Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia

  first black mayor of Atlanta – Black Enterprise http://www.blackenterprise.com/tag/first-black-mayor-of-atlanta/ In 1973 Maynard Jackson emerged on the scene when he was elected the firstblack mayor. First black mayor of Atlanta. As Atlanta’s first black mayor, he helped develop a bevy of B.E.100s companies and created more black millionaires that any other public figure. Follow us on. The Ultimate Champion for Black Business.     Maynard Jackson   Race Matters – Maynard H. Jackson Jr., First Black Mayor of … http://www.racematters.org/maynardjacksonjr.htm Maynard H. Jackson Jr., First Black Mayor of … the same year that Tom Bradley and Coleman Young won the mayoralties of Los Angeles and … Los Angeles, Memphis, New …Next post Black Mayors In The U.S., Part 1 – The Old School http://uppitynegronetwork.com/ The other day, me and one of my Twitter followers had a rather in-depth conversation surrounding black mayors past and present in the United States and how their cities have faired over the years. … feel that although now current Mayor Kasim Reed connected to the black constituents of lower economic status that he’s still just more of the same Atlanta political machine–with Jackson running Atlanta from the grave. Tom Bradley. Tom Bradley, D-Los Angeles (1973).  

HAROLD WASHINGTON THE LIFE AND TIMES PART 1/6HAROLD WASHINGTON THE LIFE AND TIMES PART 1/6 Harold Washington was a Lawyer, State Senator, Congressman, And the first black Mayor of Chicago.

 Harold Washington – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Washington Harold Lee Washington (April 15, 1922 – November 25, 1987) was an American lawyer, politician and elected in 1983 as the 51st Mayor of Chicago. He was the … Harold Washington – Biography – Mayor, U.S. Representative … http://www.biography.com/people/harold-washington-9524806 Harold Washington became the first African-American mayor of Chicago in 1983. Learn more his life and career at Biography.com.  

MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON-PART-2MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON-PART-2 THIS IS AN INTERVIEW WITH CHICAGO’S FIRST ELECTED BLACK AMERICAN MAYOR. THIS INTERVIEW WAS DONE AT CHANNEL-44, FOR ITS’ “DIMENSIONS” TELEVISION PROGRAM. THE …

 Harold | This American Life http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/84/harold A parable of politics and race in America. The story of Chicago’s first black mayor, Harold Washington, told two decades after his death. Washington died on … Harold Washington — Encyclopedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/636441/Harold-Washington Harold Washington, (born April 15, 1922, Chicago, Ill., U.S.—died Nov. 25, 1987, Chicago), American politician who gained national prominence as the first … Mayor Harold Washington: Home http://mayorharoldwashington.com/ Mayor Harold Washington “A Legacy Celebrated” at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. IMG_8699. IMG_8701. IMG_8709. IMG_8711. IMG_8746. Harold!: Photographs from the Harold Washington Years unknown, published 2007, 212 pages Harold Washington: Political Pioneer Carole Marsh, published 2002, 12 pages  

Harold Washington for Mayor (Political Ad, 1983)Harold Washington for Mayor (Political Ad, 1983) Here’s a political ad for Harold Washington, who went on to win the election and become Chicago’s first African-American mayor. Paid by Committee to Elect Ha…

 Harold Washington and the Crisis of Black Power in Chicago: Mass Protest Abdul Alkalimat, Doug Gills, published 1989, 166 pages

HAROLD WASHINGTON THE LIFE AND TIMES PART 3/6HAROLD WASHINGTON THE LIFE AND TIMES PART 3/6 Harold Washington was a Lawyer, State Senator, Congressman, And the first black Mayor of Chicago.

  Harold Washington: The Mayor, the Man Alton Miller, published 1989, 368 pages African-American Political Leaders Charles W. Carey, published 2004, 337 pages Engines of the Black Power Movement: Essays on the Influence of Civil Rights … unknown, published 2006, 296 pages  

Harold Washington RememberedHarold Washington Remembered ASA produced this Video Installation for the Chicago History Museum’s “Harold Washington Remembered” Exhibit. Washington was Chicago’s first black mayor and …

  Harold Washington

In The Loop 109 -- Chicago's First Black MayorIn The Loop 109 — Chicago’s First Black Mayor 30-years ago Harold Washington stunned the Cook County Democratic Machine and became Chicago’s first black mayor.

  Red, White, and Black – The Washington Monthly http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/ While many of these so-called “first black” politicians, like Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes and California Congressman Ron Dellums, made conciliatory overtures to their nonblack constituents, issues of race defined their candidacies and their tenures in office. Socialized … Through the early 1980s, the first-black mayors of large cities usually won less than a quarter of the white vote in their initial elections. Once in ….. By Carl Chancellor and Richard D. Kahlenberg 11/07/2014. How Our … The New Republic on Mayoral Election 1993 | New Republic http://www.newrepublic.com/?q= The popular Lanier–the first candidate in twenty years to be elected mayor with virtually no support from the 25 percent of the city’s electorate that is black—is a shoo-in this fall for another two-year term. … The new mayors depart, respectfully but firmly, from the politics of such trailblazing black mayors as Gary, Indiana’s Richard Hatcher, Cleveland’s Carl Stokes, Atlanta’s Maynard Jackson, Detroit’s Coleman Young, New Orleans’s Ernest “Dutch” Morial, Chicago’s … Black Mayors – Article – Southern Changes Digital Archive – Emory … http://beck.library.emory.edu/southernchanges/article.php%3Fid%3Dsc24-3-4_021 Over the next thirty years, voters, elected African-American mayors in more than 300 … David Dinkins in New York, Tom Bradley in Los Angeles, Marion Barry in the District of Columbia, Coleman Young in Detroit, and Maynard Jackson and … Over the thirty-five years since the election of the first African-American mayors, … Maynard Jackson Jr., 65 – Chicago Tribune http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2003-06-24/news/0306240283_1_atlanta-city-hall-mr-jackson-atlanta-airport Jun 24, 2003 Maynard Holbrook Jackson Jr., a three-term mayor of Atlanta and one of its … old and was elected in 1973 the first black mayor of a major Southern city. … Los AngelesTom Bradley and Detroit’s Coleman Young also broke … Kenneth A. Gibson – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_A._Gibson Kenneth Allen Gibson (born May 15, 1932, in Enterprise, Alabama) is an American Democratic Party politician, who was elected in 1970 as the 34th Mayor of Newark, New … USA. Newark, NY. Kenneth GIBSON, first black mayor http://www.magnumphotos.com/Catalogue/Richard-Kalvar/1977/USA-Newark-NY–Kenneth-GIBSON-first-black-mayor-NN144285.html The mayor in his office. Kenneth GIBSON, first black mayor.  

Former Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson Endorses Ras BarakaFormer Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson Endorses Ras Baraka Former Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson Endorses Ras Baraka for Mayor in 2014.

 

Ken Gibson Political Ad (1986)Ken Gibson Political Ad (1986) Political advertisement for former Newark, NJ mayor Kenneth Gibson – 1986. He would go on to lose to the controversial Sharpe James.

 The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America Andra Gillespie, published 2012, 325 pages Amiri Baraka: The Politics and Art of a Black Intellectual Jerry Gafio Watts, published 2001, 577 pages African-American Political Leaders Charles W. Carey, published 2004, 337 pages USA. Newark, NY. Kenneth GIBSON, first black mayor http://www.magnumphotos.com/Catalogue/Richard-Kalvar/1977/USA-Newark-NY–Kenneth-GIBSON-first-black-mayor-NN144285.html The mayor in his office. Kenneth GIBSON, first black mayor.   Kenneth Gibson   Coleman Young – Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coleman_Young It was common for Young‘s opponents to blame him for these developments, but Young‘s defenders responded that other factors such as white resistance to court ordered desegregation, deteriorating housing stock, aging industrial plants and a declining automotive industry leading to a loss of economic opportunities inside… Coleman Young, Revisited – The Detroit Blog – TIME.com http://detroit.blogs.time.com/2009/12/02/coleman-young-revisited/ A single line of Young‘s inaugural address would come to define much of his tenure: “I issue this warning to all those pushers, to all rip-off artists, to all muggers. It’s time to leave Detroit. hit Eight Mile Road.” Many here still interpret it as the statement that drove whites, and much of this region’s wealth, out…  

Mayor Coleman Young ABC Primetime Live Interview with Local reaction with Bill BondsMayor Coleman Young ABC Primetime Live Interview with Local reaction with Bill Bonds Former Detroit Mayor Coleman Young is interviewed by ABC Primetime live reporters and we have local coverage of leaders ,media personalities in the area givi…

 

1989 Coleman Young for Mayor Commercials Detroit1989 Coleman Young for Mayor Commercials Detroit Featured here are a pair of Coleman A. Young commericals during his fourth (and final) term as Mayor of Detroit. Young won re-election in November 1989 and h…

 

Jim Crow South, 1967 Detroit Jim Crow South, 1967 Detroit “Riot”, Coleman Young and Unions (2/2) Conversation I had with my uncle, Frank VanSchyndel, about some of his experiences as a radical in the 1960s. He was a members of the Socialists Workers Part…

 

WXYZ-TV Archive: Detroit Mayor Coleman Young on Nelson Mandela's 1990 visitWXYZ-TV Archive: Detroit Mayor Coleman Young on Nelson Mandela’s 1990 visit Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young speaks on Nelson Mandela during his visit to the city in 1990. Video from the archives of WXYZ-TV Channel 7.

 Carl Stokes on Aiding Cleveland’s African-Americans — History.com Audio http://www.history.com/speeches/carl-stokes-on-his-efforts-to-aid-the-citys-african-americans The History Channel. Carl Stokes on Aiding Cleveland’s African-Americans and related media. Carl Stokes on Aiding Cleveland’s African-Americans. After becoming the first African-American mayor of a major city when he was elected in 1967, Carl Stokes talks about his hopes for Cleveland’s citizens in an interview.  

Carl B Stokes - A Black SuiteCarl B Stokes – A Black Suite In 1967 Carl B. Stokes was the first elected black mayor of an American city, Cleveland, Ohio. The first side of this album features a highly political press…

 Richard G. Hatcher city larger than 100,000 people and the first in the state of Indiana. Carl Stokes was elected days later as the mayor of Cleveland, and was sworn into Carl Stokes – Biography – News Anchor, Lawyer, Mayor – Biography … http://www.biography.com/people/carl-stokes-37578 Learn how lawyer Carl Stokes became the first African American elected to mayor in a major U.S. city on Biography.com. He served in Cleveland, Ohio from  … Carl Stokes — Encyclopedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/566978/Carl-Stokes Carl Stokes, in full Carl Burton Stokes (born June 21, 1927, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. —died April 3, 1996, Cleveland), American lawyer and politician, who became … Stokes, Carl B. (1927-1996) | The Black Past: Remembered and … http://www.blackpast.org/aah/stokes-carl-b-1927-1996 Carl B. Stokes, lawyer, anchorman, U.S. diplomat and the first African American mayor of a major U.S. city, was born on June 21, 1927 to Charles and Louise … Carl B. Stokes Facts – Biography – YourDictionary http://biography.yourdictionary.com/carl-b-stokes Carl B. Stokes (1927-1996), mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, was the first elected black mayor of a major American city. Born of a poor black family in Cleveland on … Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: STOKES, CARL B. http://ech.cwru.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl%3Fid%3DSCB2 Apr 3, 1996 He was born in Cleveland to Charles Stokes, a laundry worker who died when Carl was two years old, and Louise (Stone) Stokes, a cleaning … International Civil Rights: Walk of Fame – Mayor Carl Stokes http://www.nps.gov/features/malu/feat0002/wof/Carl_Stokes.htm Elected the 51st Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1967, Carl Burton Stokes became the first African American Mayor of a major U.S. city. Born in Cleveland, Carl …  

Carl Stokes, Mayor of Cleveland.  Archive film 91967Carl Stokes, Mayor of Cleveland. Archive film 91967 First Black Mayor in the U.S.A. in the 1960’s Carl Stokes in Cleveland, Ohio gives speech to rapturous crowds. Civil Rights.

 

Carl Stokes speaking at UCLA 11/1/1968Carl Stokes speaking at UCLA 11/1/1968 From the archives of the UCLA Communications Studies Department. Digitized 2013. The views and ideas expressed in these videos are not necessarily shared by …

                  Coleman Young Tom Bradley   Another big city black mayor bites the dust in Charlotte, N.C. http://www.allvoices.com/event/post_create_event Another big city black mayor bites the dust in Charlotte, N.C.. Herbert Dyer … “He didn’t ask anything from us.” Opinion … mayors. The first generation began with the election of Richard G. Hatcher of Gary, Ind., in 1967. … The pride black folks experienced at Hatcher’s ’67 election — and just weeks later, the election of Carl Stokes in Cleveland — cannot be put into words. … This pattern repeated itself all over the country wherever black mayors managed to get elected. Charlotte’s First Black Mayor Discusses the DNC – Videos – BET http://www.bet.com/video/news/politics/2012/charlotte-s-first-black-mayor-discusses-the-dnc.html Charlotte’s First Black Mayor Discusses the DNC. Harvey Gantt, Charlotte’s first Black mayor discusses Charlotte’s rich history, and what it means for the DNC to come there. Utah Elects First Black Woman Mayor – Essence.com http://www.essence.com/2010/01/09/utah-elects-first-black-woman-mayor Meet Mia B Love, mayor of Saratoga Springs and the first Black woman to be elected mayor in Utah, Desert News reports. Utah Elects First Black Woman Mayor. “We’re forward-thinking. We’re not bound by racial stigmas,” the new mayor told Desert News. Congratulations Mayor Love. The new mayor told Desert News. New statue honors Grand Rapids’ first black mayor – wzzm13.com http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/261888/14/New-statue-honors-Grand-Rapids-first-black-mayor New statue honors Grand Rapids’ first black mayor. Grand Rapids is honoring its first black mayor with a new statue, unveiled in a ceremony Wednesday evening. In 1971 he was chosen by fellow commissioners to fill a mayoral vacancy, then later elected mayor where he served until 1976. Inside Bay Area – Deborah Robertson makes history as Rialto’s first black mayor – Inside Bay Area http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_21976867/deborah-robertson-makes-history-rialtos-first-black-mayor Deborah Robertson makes history as Rialto’s first black mayor. Deborah Robertson made history last week becoming Rialto’s first black mayor. More than 100 years after the city recorded its only black resident – a woman – it elected its first black mayor, also a woman. Meet Mia Love, The Mormon Mayor Who May Become The First Black Republican Woman In Congress … http://www.mediaite.com/tv/meet-mia-love-the-mormon-mayor-who-may-become-the-first-black-republican-woman-in-congress/ MSNBC’s Daily Rundown featured an interesting profile on Saratoga Springs mayor Mia Love, who is on her way to making history as the first black Republican female elected to Congress. That said, Love tries not to make her race the focus. Slovenia elects Eastern Europe’s first black mayor – Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/slovenia/8084760/Slovenia-elects-Eastern-Europes-first-black-mayor.html A doctor from Ghana was voted in as mayor of a Slovenian city on Sunday, becoming the first black mayor in an eastern European country. Slovenia elects Eastern Europe’s first black mayor. Knoxville’s first black mayor urges pursuit of dreams – timesfreepress.com http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/feb/25/knoxvilles-first-black-mayor-urges-pursuit-of/ Knoxville’s first black mayor urges pursuit of dreams. Staff Photo by Allison Carter/Chattanooga Times Free Press Knoxville Mayor Daniel T Brown, left, talks to Chattanooga Councilman Andrae McGary during a Black History Month at the Historic Lindsay Street Hall. Brown is the first black mayor of Knoxville. Broward County’s first Black female mayor – The Westside Gazette http://thewestsidegazette.com/broward-countys-first-black-female-mayor/ Broward County’s first Black female mayor. Vice Mayor Barbara Sharief is no stranger to struggle. As the soon-to-be first Black female Mayor of Broward County, she is more than prepared to meet every challenge head on. Looking towards the future, Sharief has several projects at the top of her to-do list as mayor. Burlington council elects city’s first black mayor – AP Iowa – The Ottumwa Courier http://www.ottumwacourier.com/apiowa/x12770544/Burlington-council-elects-citys-first-black-mayor Burlington council elects city’s first black mayor. BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The Burlington City Council has chosen the first black mayor in the southeast Iowa city’s history. In Burlington, the Council elects the mayor in the first meeting after Jan 1 on even-numbered years. N.J. community disputes first black female mayor http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/nation/2013/07/02/controversy-surrounds-nj-city-first-black-female-mayor/2481963/ Community disputes first black female mayor. Myra Campell will be the city’s first African-American mayor. But her appointment proved to be controversial for some who believed John Moor should have been mayor./ iPhone VIDEO BY NICQUEL TERRY The Asbury Park (N. Town Haunted By Klan Killings Elects First Black Mayor – CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/2102-504083_162-5034308.html NEW YORK(CBS) A town haunted by the brutal slaying of three civil rights workers by the Ku Klux Klan elected its first black mayor this week. The paper says Philadelphia’s new mayor, Pentecostal Minister James A Young, 53, was only four years old when the men were murdered. Chapter 3 – First Black Mayor – The Commercial Appeal http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2009/jan/04/herenton-chapter-3/ An overflow crowd attending his victory speech pumped the new mayor‘s simple campaign placards — “Herenton, Mayor” — and chanted, “We can’t hack Hackett no more. Early in the evening of Oct 3, 1991, a sense of triumph prevailed at the Dick Hackett for Mayor campaign headquarters. Was Tom Bradly the first black Mayor of Los Angeles – Our Weekly – African American … http://ourweekly.com/community/news-opinions-and-activism/was-tom-bradly-first-black-mayor-los-angeles OurWeekly > community > news-opinions-and-activism > was-tom-bradly-firstblackmayor-los-angeles. An early Mulatto settler, Juan Francisco Reyes, served as mayor from 1793- 1795.

Walter Washington:First African American Mayor / Influence in DCWalter Washington:First African American Mayor / Influence in DC

 

Inauguration of Orangeburg S.C. First African American Mayor Michael C. ButlerInauguration of Orangeburg S.C. First African American Mayor Michael C. Butler Inauguration of Orangeburg, S.C. First African American Mayor Michael C. Butler On Sept. 10, 2013, a historic election culminated when the first black in the…

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK MAYORS IN ATLANTANATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK MAYORS IN ATLANTA THE 2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK MAYORS CONVENTION IN ATLANTA GEORGIA ATTRACTED PARTICIPANTS FROM AFRICA. THE THEME OF THE CONVENTION IS “RESTORE, …

 

Tom Bradley's Successful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1973Tom Bradley’s Successful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1973 LA city councilman Tom Bradley ran unsuccessfully for Los Angeles mayor against incumbent Sam Yorty in 1969. In a rematch in 1973, however, Bradley won. Brad…

 

Interview with Mr.Willie Brown Former Mayor of SAn FranciscoInterview with Mr.Willie Brown Former Mayor of SAn Francisco This phenomenal, fascinating Former San Francisco mayor, has served for over 30 years in the CA State Assembly, spent 15 years as it’s speaker was San Franci…

 

Tom Bradley's Unsuccessful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1969Tom Bradley’s Unsuccessful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1969 LA city councilman Tom Bradley ran unsuccessfully for Los Angeles mayor against incumbent Sam Yorty in 1969. In a rematch in 1973, however, Bradley won. Brad…

 

Mr Clean Up My Mayor Iz BlackMr Clean Up My Mayor Iz Black This Song is Dedicated to my Uncle James Young. He Made History Becoming The First Black Mayor In Philadelphia, Ms on May,19 2009. He was also at The BET Awa…

 

Oklahoma's Black Towns: America's 1st Black Woman MayorOklahoma’s Black Towns: America’s 1st Black Woman Mayor In one of Oklahoma’s remaining historical black towns, America’s first ever elected African-American female mayor Lelia Foley-Davis is back in charge. This i…

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