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Time 9 Oct 2019

Alabama's Capital Elects Its First Black Mayor In the City's 200-Year History

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Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday.


Voters in Alabama's capital have elected the first black mayor in the city's 200-year history. (Oct. 9)
Steven Reed will be the first black mayor of Alabama's capital since it was founded in 1819.
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