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Yvonne Johnson becomes Greensboro’s first black mayor

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Johnson, 65, is the first African American mayor in Greensboro’s nearly 200-year history. But her victory was neither a surprise nor an upset.

Johnson listed among her priorities for the next two years making Greensboro more business-friendly; producing a well-educated work force; celebrating the city’s diversity; and capitalizing more effectively on the city’s “untapped resources,” including younger people.

SOURCE: News-Record


Written by Symphony

December 9, 2007 at 10:18 am

Posted in Government and Politics

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