Mr. Hatcher was one of the first two black people elected in 1967 as mayor of a large American city.Mayor Richard G. Hatcher of Gary, Ind., center, in 1979.Credit…Associated PressPublished Dec. 14, 2019Updated Dec. 15, 2019, 11:02 a.m. ETRichard G. Hatcher, one of the nation’s first big-city black mayors who in two decades leading Gary,…
Fire on the Prairie: Chicago's Harold Washington and the Politics of Race [Gary Rivlin] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dust jacket notes: Chicago–the city whose name is synonymous with urban politics; the city of sharply divided ethnic and racial enclaves; the city whose police force shocked America during the 1968 Democratic convention and then the next year killed Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. As Martin Luther King
A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young [Andrew Young] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The stirring spiritual memoirs of Andrew Young–civil rights activist, minister, and statesman–show how God's hand led him through some of the most significant experiences of 20th-century America. Filled with eyewitness anecdotes
Andrew Jackson Young (born March 12, 1932) is an American politician, diplomat, activist and pastor from Georgia. He has served as a Congressman from Georgia’s 5th congressional district, the United … Read More
Mississippi’s Hinds County Supervisor, Kenny Stokes says he believes former Jackson mayor, Chokwe Lumumba was killed. Two days after Lumumba’s death, the county supervisor publicly demanded that doctors carry out a … Read More
The former Atlanta mayor speaks out on the controversial issue at a Sept. 22nd Kennesaw State University lecture.
Family, friends and people from around the country say goodbye to late Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.