Sharon Weston Broome
Sharon Weston Broome has made political history twice in the state of Louisiana. Over the weekend, she was elected the first Black woman to serve as Mayor-President of the East Baton Rouge Parish. Broome, 60, will also effectively be the first Black woman mayor of Baton Rouge and will preside over several smaller townships […]
Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.
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