First black mayors in U.S.

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

Carl B. Stokes (D-Cleveland) and Richard B. Hatcher (D-Gary, IN) were the elected as the first black mayors of major U.S. cities.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black mayors in U.S.". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 03 July 2015.]

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