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Randall Woodfin, Mayor-Elect: 5th Black Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama

By Bonnyeclaire Smith-Stewart Personal interest in the recent mayoral election in Birmingham, Alabama could be attributed to three connections. It is the city of my birth. I am an African-American woman who experienced firsthand segregation. My interest in history commands notice of change. As a historian, my vision extends beyond current events to the preceding […]readmore