TITLE

Newly Elected African American Mayors Bolster the War on Unemployment

AUTHOR(S)
Morial, Marc
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Tennessee Tribune;7/7/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p6A
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the reduction of unemployment has been aimed by African American Mayors Alvin Brown and Michael Hancock of Jacksonville, Florida and Denver, Colorado respectively.
ACCESSION #
64363159

 

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