Part One: Norfolk’s Mayor – One Year Later After Big Victory

05.11.2017

Just over a year ago on May 3, 2016, for the first time in its four centuries of existence, Norfolk elected its first African-American  Mayor, ushering in a new era in politics and leadership.

Weeks later Kenneth Cooper Alexander was sworn into office on the City Hall steps, an area that at one time in the city’s history, his ancestors were held to be sold as slaves.

Recently during an hour-long interview with the Mayor in his office with a stunning view of the city he leads every day, he talked about his first 12 months in office and some of his insights and experiences...

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