This Week in Black History

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May 29, 1973

Despite a sometime hostile and racially tinged campaign, former Los Angeles City Councilman Tom Bradley, the grandson of a former slave, defeats incumbent Mayor Sam Yorty to becoming the city’s first black chief executive.

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