By the Numbers: Boston’s 1st Black and 1st female mayor

Kim Janey is sworn in as the first Black and first female mayor of Boston.
1:15 | 03/25/21

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It's easy and fast. Today as Boston's mayor and making history we take a look at five in numbers in the 200 years of Boston has been governed by a mayor. It's mayors have all been white mainly Irish American or Italian American men. Until now mayor Janie is the first woman and the first black person to hold that office she was sworn in as a 5050 mayor of the city of Boston by Chief Justice Kimberly by the the first black woman to lead the Massachusetts supreme judicial court. With a Massachusetts congresswoman I Yana Pressley the first black woman to serve on Boston City Council also by her side. Only two black students graduated from mayor Jane East Boston high school class. She says that she had rocks and racial slurs thrown at her when she was bussed to the school in the 1970s. During the city's fraud to attempt to desegregate education. Jamie was in her second year as president of the Boston City Council and president biting tapped former Boston mayor Marty Walsh for labor secretary. Making way for this historic promotion.

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