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Baton Rouge elects first Black woman mayor

East Baton Rouge Parish made history on Saturday when it elected Sharon Weston Broome (D-La.), the first black woman who will serve as mayor-president. Broome, 60, beat her opponent, Mack “Bodi” White (R-La.), in a tight race with 52 percent of the vote. She’ll succeed fellow democrat Kip Holden. Holden served for 12 years as the […]