Source: Ms. Magazine
In the weeks following George Floyd’s murder, communities around the U.S. have collectively mourned the killing of another African American at the hands of police officers.
In the midst of widespread civil unrest, black women mayors have taken the lead in speaking out against the murder of George Floyd, standing in solidarity with protesters, and helping to protect the safety and wellbeing of their communities.
Here are seven black women mayors in major U.S. cities helping to heal and strengthen their communities.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
San Francisco Mayor London Breed
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell
Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Vi Lyles
Baton Rouge, La., Mayor Sharon Weston Broome