This Week in Black History

This Week in Black History

This Week in Black History, West Edition 0 Comment

June 16, 1970

Kenneth A. Gibson is elected mayor of Newark. New Jersey, the first black man to lead that city. Gibson later became the first black man to be elected president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

– For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org.

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