02/06/2015 09:48 am ET Updated Feb 06, 2015

D.C., Where Blacks Are No Longer A Majority, Has A New African American Affairs Director

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The District’s predominantly African American leaders have long taken pains to address the concerns of underrepresented minority groups in city hall, including Latino, Asian and gay residents.

Now another group of residents feeling increasingly marginalized in the District will have a voice in the office of Mayor Muriel E. Bowser: African Americans.

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