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New Orleans To Have First Female Mayor

For the first time in New Orleans’ history, the city will have a female mayor, and both candidates in the final election round are African-Americans. 288 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Randall Woodfin

Randall Woodfin, a city attorney and member of the Birmingham Board of Education in Alabama, can now add the title of Mayor-Elect to his name. Woodfin won the seat in a runoff election against incumbent Mayor William Bell, bolstered by running on a largely progressive platform. 198 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Clarence Lightner

Clarence Lightner was  Raleigh, North Carolina’s first, and to date, only, Black mayor in its history. The late Lightner attended North Carolina Central University, taking a somewhat unusual path to politics. 200 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Rev. K.L. Buford, Stanley Hugh Smith

History was made in Alabama on this day in 1964  after a run-off election changed the course of the Cotton State’s political scene. Civil rights leader, the… 206 more words

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Congressional Black Caucus May Call For Trump Impeachment

The Congressional Black Caucus could vote to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump Wednesday during a scheduled meeting, according to Newsweek.

CBC Chairman, Louisiana U.S. 325 more words

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Tamron Hall Named In Jesse Jackson Jr. Divorce

Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s estranged wife has named a few familiar folks in her divorce proceedings and Jesse, Jr. is not happy about it. One of the people named is former NBC anchor… 368 more words

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Tamron Hall Named In Jesse Jackson Jr. Divorce

Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s estranged wife has named a few familiar folks in her divorce proceedings and Jesse, Jr. is not happy about it. One of the people named is former NBC anchor… 371 more words

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