First Black Woman Elected Mayor of a U.S. Municipality is from Ohio

#ohioblackexpo Ellen Walker Craig-Jones is the first African-American woman to be elected mayor of a municipality in the United States of America. She was elected mayor in 1971 of a small predominantly Black town called Urbancrest (near the suburb Grove City) on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio.


Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest

Leave a comment