First black mayors in U.S. (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


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.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black mayors in U.S.". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 23 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s