Richard Arrington

Richard Arrington

Richard Arrington Jr. was the first African American mayor of the city of Birmingham, Alabama , serving 20 years, from 1979 to 1999. He replaced David Vann and, upon retiring after five terms in office, installed then-City Council president William A. Bell as interim mayor. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard Arrington has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Convention. The year with the most videos was 1988 with two videos. Most appearances with Joseph E. Brennan (2), E. Faye Williams (2), Mary Sawyer (2). Most common tags: Democratic National Convention, African Americans.

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Mayor c. May 18, 1988 - c. January 1, 1999 Videos: 5

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