This Week in Black History West Edition

This week in Black History

June 5, 1973

Former Compton schoolteacher Doris A. Davis, who had been elected the city’s first black city clerk, defeats incumbent mayor Douglas Dollarhide to become the nation’s first African-American woman to govern a metropolitan U.S. city.

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