Dr. Lee Brown is elected as the first black mayor of Houston 

December 6

On December 6, 1997, Dr. Lee Brown was elected as the first black mayor of Houston.  

In 1997, Dr. Lee Brown became the first black mayor of Houston, Texas. He served as mayor from 1998 to 2004.


Sources

Cable News Network. (n.d.). CNN. Retrieved December 1, 2022, from http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1997/12/07/houston.mayor/

Watchtheyard. (2022, June 22). A brother of Alpha Phi Alpha, dr. Lee Brown, was Houston’s first black mayor. Watch The Yard. Retrieved December 1, 2022, from https://www.watchtheyard.com/alphas/alpha-phi-alpha-dr-lee-brown-was-houstons-first-black-mayor/

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