Will it Take a Lawsuit for Portland to Elect a Black Mayor?

Willamette Week | August 29, 2007
Regardless of whether Mayor Tom Potter decides in mid-September to run again, know this: the U.S. is more likely to elect its first black president next year than Portland is to elect its first black mayor.

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