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IN MEMORIAM: Sterling Tucker, Civil Rights Leader and Activist Politician, Dies at 95 By Lauren Victoria Burke
July 25, 2019
Prominent American civil rights activist and Washington, D.C. politician Sterling Tucker passed away on July 14, in Washington, D.C. Tucker was the first chair of the District of Columbia City Council and ran for mayor in 1978. He was defeated by Marion Barry by 1,500 votes. ... read more »
San Francisco mayor asks for brother’s early prison release
December 27, 2018
San Francisco's mayor has joined other members of her family in requesting an early release from prison for an older brother who has served nearly two decades of a 44-year sentence on a manslaughter conviction. ... read more »
London Breed Overcomes Adversity to Become San Francisco’s First Black Female Mayor
July 5, 2018
On June 13, San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, 43, overcame tremendous adversity and challenges to become the first African American woman to become mayor of San Francisco. ... read more »
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
Court affirms conviction, long sentence for Detroit ex-mayor
August 19, 2015
In this May 25, 2010 file photo former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits in a Detroit courtroom. An appeals court on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 upheld the corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence of Kilpatrick, ... read more »
Garcetti Unveils ‘Battle Plan’ for Homeless with New Skid Row Apartments
August 5, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti last week promised to unveil a ``battle-plan'' in about a month that will lay out ways to end homelessness in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Mayor James Butts Responds to City Decapitation Rumors
July 8, 2015
Inglewood Mayor James Butts is dismissing rumors that there are multiple other cases like the murder of Robert Hollis, who was found decapitated in his apartment. ... read more »
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