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Kevin Johnson Installed as Head of National Mayoral Group

[Sacramento Bee]   Kevin Johnson on Wednesday was installed as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, becoming the first Sacramento mayor to lead the organization in its 81-year history. Johnson said a goal of his term as leader of the nonpartisan organization is to raise Read More

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Head of Black Mayors Group Urges Accountability

by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief ATLANTA (NNPA) – Sacramento, Calif. Mayor Kevin Johnson, the newly-elected president of the National Conference of Black Mayors (NCBM), told his colleagues that if they don’t improve the lives of their constituents, they don’t deserve to remain in office. Read More

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Black Mayors Rally to Reclaim their Organization

by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – With some embarrassing internal issues addressed and its sights set firmly on expanding its global impact, the National Conference of Black Mayors (NCBM) kicks off its 39th annual convention in Atlanta this Thursday. The theme of Read More