LaToya Cantrell Archives

New Orleans elects first black female mayor: 300 years in the making

May 17, 2018

Mayor LaToya Cantrell took charge of New Orleans’ highest public office Monday May 7, 2018, becoming the first woman to lead the city in its 300-year history, and telling a large audience at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre that “there’s only you and me and the work before us.” LaToya Cantrell was sworn in on Monday… [Read More]