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Hello all!! Happy Saturday! Today’s #blackhistorymonth post is about Ron Oden:

Ron Oden is the first black, openly gay mayor in the U.S. He was elected as mayor of Palm Springs, CA in 2003, after serving eight years on their city council.

For more information on him, check out this website: www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/oden-ron-1950/

And watch this interview with Ron Oden about the Black Lives Matter movement here: promohomo.tv/blacklivesmatter-meet-ron-oden-the-first-openly-gay-african-american-mayor-in-the-un...

#blackhistorymonth #blacklivesmatter #ronoden #mayor #goaffirmations
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Hello all!! Happy Saturday! Today’s #blackhistorymonth post is about Ron Oden: 

Ron Oden is the first black, openly gay mayor in the U.S. He was elected as mayor of Palm Springs, CA in 2003, after serving eight years on their city council. 

For more information on him, check out this website: https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/oden-ron-1950/

And watch this interview with Ron Oden about the Black Lives Matter movement here: https://promohomo.tv/blacklivesmatter-meet-ron-oden-the-first-openly-gay-african-american-mayor-in-the-united-states/

#blackhistorymonth #blacklivesmatter #ronoden #mayor #goaffirmations

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Okay, so that tells me his ethnicity and his sexual orientation... What did he actually accomplish? He got elected to be mayor of a moderately sized town and then what?

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