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‘Those could be my enemies in those seats,’ says Flint Mayor of outgoing city council members

(This is the third of a three-part series capturing Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s experience being Flint’s first woman mayor. Part one was published on Sunday, Nov. 5 and part two was published on Nov. 6.)   FLINT, MI — Mayor Dr. Karen Weaver survived the recall election on Tuesday, Nov 7, winning by a landslide […]

‘It’s nice to be underestimated,’ says Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on being the first woman to lead the city

(This is the second of a three-part series capturing Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s experience being Flint’s first woman mayor. Part one was published on Sunday, Nov. 5.)   FLINT, MI — According to Essence Magazine, some political experts have dubbed 2017 the year of the Black Woman Mayor, 25 of which currently lead cities with populations […]

Making history: Flint’s Mayor Karen Weaver speaks on the challenges of being the city’s first woman leader

  (This is the first of a two-part series capturing Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s experience being Flint’s first woman mayor. Part two will publish at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.) FLINT, MI — According to the Center for American Women and Politics, in 2016, there were 263 women mayors in US cities with […]