FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Atlanta city councilwoman and mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to the press after voting at a polling site in Atlanta. Atlanta’s next mayor could be named Keisha, which some say is befitting the city already regarded as America’s “black mecca.” Bottoms is the latest in a list of black candidates whose racial identity on the ballot is clearer than ever.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Atlanta city councilwoman and mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to the press after voting at a polling site in Atlanta. Atlanta’s next mayor could be named Keisha, which some say is befitting the city already regarded as America’s “black mecca.” Bottoms is the latest in a list of black candidates whose racial identity on the ballot is clearer than ever. David Goldman, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Atlanta city councilwoman and mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to the press after voting at a polling site in Atlanta. Atlanta’s next mayor could be named Keisha, which some say is befitting the city already regarded as America’s “black mecca.” Bottoms is the latest in a list of black candidates whose racial identity on the ballot is clearer than ever. David Goldman, File AP Photo

Mayor Keisha? Ethnic names no obstacle for black candidates

November 09, 2017 09:30 AM

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