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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the center of the desegregation crisis may be on the verge of electing its first African-American mayor. But Frank Scott, the 35-year-old banking executive who may break that barrier, says … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office

SAN FRANCISCO  — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city that has come to embody extreme wealth and poverty. In her inauguration speech, London Breed promised to build more housing in a city … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office