I’ve Seen This Movie Before

First African American chief executive officer elected. Met with ferocious opposition in the legislature. Wins re-election narrowly in a hard-fought campaign. It all sounds eerily familiar.

Soon it will be thirty years since he first assumed office. There hasn’t been a black mayor elected here since.

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  • Snarky McSnarksnark

    Sorry, dude. Thomas Bradley was mayor of Los Angeles in 1973.

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