Friday, February 17, 2017

Celebrating Black History Month: Lelia Foley-Davis, first African-American female mayor

Lelia Foley is the first African-American female to be elected as mayor of a U.S. city, Taft, Oklahoma in 1973.  Her election led her to confer with Presidents Ford and Carter.  She was honored by the state of Oklahoma as Woman of the Year in 1974.

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