Mayor

Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic

In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
09/20/2022

Rep. Karen Bass to Face Billionaire Developer Rick Caruso For L.A. Mayor In November Runoff

Neither candidate earned more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary so voters will determine who wins in the fall election.
06/08/2022

The First 100 Days In Office: Mayor Eric Adams Talks About Leading The Nation's Largest City With His 'Get Stuff Done' Approach

The former NYPD captain gets insightful about the first four months of his tenure.
04/08/2022

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Weighs In On Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock At The Oscars

‘I think he had a bad day,’ the former NYPD officer says.
03/31/2022

Defamation Lawsuit Accuses Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Of Using Extreme Profanity Over Columbus Statue Deal

A city attorney says the mayor damaged his reputation as a lawyer.
03/04/2022

OPINION: Texas Heads To The Polls In Primary But Voting Rights Are Under Attack

In the first state primary of the 2022 election season, Texans are facing it as legislators pass bills that can hinder the ability to cast ballots.
02/28/2022

Black Lives Matter Activists Sue The City Of Los Angeles

The legal filing accuses the LAPD of assault and battery of peaceful demonstrators.
01/14/2022

Circus-Themed Ball Canceled After St. Petersburg’s 1st Black Mayor Declines Invitation

Some local Black leaders found the theme and location demeaning.
12/03/2021

Andre Dickens Wins Atlanta Mayoral Race To Become City’s 61st Mayor

The city councilman surged past city council president Felecia Moore to take the city’s top job, replacing Keisha Lance Bottoms.
12/01/2021

Black Voters Make A Variety Of Choices On Mayors and Ballot Issues In Major Cities

In Atlanta candidates are headed to a runoff, while in New York, Detroit and Cleveland, the choice was clear and in Pittsburgh, history was made.
11/03/2021

8 Critical Mayoral Elections Happening In U.S. Cities

From Seattle to New York and several cities in between, voters will decide in major races who will lead them.
11/01/2021