Political Terms of Empowerment: As New African-American Mayors Take Office, Black New Yorkers Work to Fill a Power Void
Hogan, Candace Lyle, Black Enterprise
As new African-American mayors take office, black New Yorkers work to fill a power void.
As newly elected officials are sworn in across the nations on Jan. 1, black mayors begin new terms in the cities of Rochester, N.Y., Detroit and Minneapolis. Their entry on the political scene coincides with the retirement of Detroit's Coleman A. Young and New Haven, Conn.'s John Daniel, the first black mayors of their cities. Seattle's Norm Rice, one of only two black mayors of a mayor city up for reflection last year, begins a second term after winning by one of the largest margins in city history.
Meanwhile, African-American New Yorkers are working to fill the void in political …
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Publication information: Article title: Political Terms of Empowerment: As New African-American Mayors Take Office, Black New Yorkers Work to Fill a Power Void. Contributors: Hogan, Candace Lyle - Author. Magazine title: Black Enterprise. Volume: 24. Issue: 6 Publication date: January 1994. Page number: 20. © 2007 Earl G. Graves Publishing Co., Inc. COPYRIGHT 1994 Gale Group.
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