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First Black Mayor

Charles Tyson, South Harrison Township's First Black Mayor Steps Down After Death Threats | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man who says he endured slashed tires and death threats just before he became rural South Harrison Township's first black mayor is stepping down....

Kim Bracey: York Elects First Black Mayor 40 Years After Deadly Race Riots

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YORK, Pa. — The central Pennsylvania city of York has elected its first black mayor, 40 years after violent race riots led to the death of a whi...