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Ivy Taylor becomes first African American elected Mayor in San Antonio, TX ; has Wilmington ties 

BY VANNESSA JONES-GRADY AND BEVERLY SHAREEF CONTRIBUTING WRITERS On Saturday, June 13, 2015, history was made in San Antonio, Texas. Ivy Taylor became the first African American elected Mayor. Despite entering the mayoral race late and trailing in fundraising efforts, Taylor leveraged strong north side support and the power of incumbency and was victorious. Taylor was appointed interim mayor last summer whe ...

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