LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the center of the desegregation crisis may be on the verge of electing its first African-American mayor. But Frank Scott, the 35-year-old banking executive who may break that […]

On October 11, 2017, former mayor of Tallahassee, Florida James R. Ford passed away at the age of 91. In 1972, Ford made a historic victory by becoming the first African American mayor elected in the Leon County since Reconstruction. He was re-elected three times, served two additional terms as an appointed mayor and served 14 […]