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Black mothers, introduce your daughters to these 18 Black female mayors

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (Photo credit: Atlanta Mayor’s Office)

Women are constantly pushing the bar in various male-dominated industries. As we observe Women’s History Month, it is especially important that we honor women of color who are leading and effecting change in their communities. Here is a list of the Black female mayors who are currently serving.

1. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta

2. Mayor Latoya Cantrell, New Orleans

Latoya Cantrell (Photo credit: Shreveport Mayor’s Office)

3. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Sharon Weston Broome (Photo credit: Baton Rouge Mayor’s Office)

4. Mayor Aja Brown, Compton, California

Aja Brown (Photo credit: Compton Mayor’s Office)

5. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Gary, Indiana

Karen Freeman-Wilson (Photo credit: Gary Mayor’s Office)

6. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington, D.C.

Muriel Bowser (Photo credit: D.C. Mayor’s Office)

7. Mayor Lovely A. Warren, Rochester, New York

Lovely Warren (Photo credit: Rochester Mayor’s Office)

8.  Mayor Vi Alexander Lyles, Charlotte, North Carolina

Vi Alexander Lyles (Photo credit: Charlotte Mayor’s Office)

9.  Mayor Takisha D. James, Bladensburg, Maryland

Takisha D. James (Photo credit: Bladensburg Mayor’s Office)

10. Mayor London Breed, San Francisco

London Breed (Photo source: Facebook London Breed)

11. Mayor Toni N. Harp, New Haven, Connecticut

Toni Harp (Photo credit: New Haven Mayor’s Office)

12. Mayor Victoria Woodards, Tacoma, Washington

Victoria Woodards (Photo source: Instagram @cityoftacoma)

13. Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer, Framingham, Massachusetts

Dr. Yvonne Spicer (Photo credit: Framingham Mayor’s Office)

14. Mayor Karen Weaver, Flint, Michigan

Dr. Karen Weaver (Photo credit: Flint Mayor’s Office)

15. Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Baltimore

Catherine E. Pugh (Photo credit: Baltimore Mayor’s Office)

16. Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Fontana, California

Acquanetta Warren (Photo credit: Fontana Mayor’s Office)

17.  Mayor Tracey Farrish Gant, Edmonston, Maryland

Mayor Tracy Farrish Gant, (Photo credit: Edmonston Mayor’s Office)

18. Mayor Yolanda Ford, Missouri City, Texas

Yolanda Ford (Photo credit: Missouri City Mayor’s Office)