National Headliners

December 2005
Jet;12/5/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 23, p12
This article looks at some Black people who have made national headlines. Shirley Franklin who is the first Black woman to become mayor of a major Southern city, was recently re-elected by Atlanta. One of her goals is to pass a $3.2 billion overhaul of the city's sewer system. U.S. District Judge William B. Bryant died a week after a federal court annex was named after him. Former Baltimore mayor Kurt Schmoke is a candidate in Maryland's U.S. Senate race.


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