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Charles Evers

the first black to be elected Mayor in Mississippi since Reconstruction

In 1969, Evers was elected mayor of Fayette, by a vote of 389 to 261. The election also resulted in the city's first ever all-black Board of Aldermen (5 seats).

Charles Evers

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