Baton Rouge’s 1st Black Female Mayor Hopes to Unify a City Torn Apart by Racial Strife
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By: Kiersten Willis
Residents of Louisiana’s state capital of Baton Rouge elected their first Black female mayor over the weekend. Sharon Weston Broome, a former state senator, will succeed Baton Rouge’s first Black mayor Kip Holden, whose 12-year term has wrapped.