Montgomery Alabama Archives

The first African American mayor in the history of Montgomery takes office

November 20, 2019

Alabama’s capital city, a hub of the civil rights movement decades ago, recently inaugurated its first African American mayor. Steven Reed was sworn in as Mayor of Montgomery in a ceremony Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center. Reed, a Montgomery County probate judge, won an October runoff to replace Mayor Todd… [Read More]