​January 2, 1991: Sharon Pratt Dixon Makes History In D.C.

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Sharon Pratt Dixion was sworn in as Mayor of Washington, D.C.

Pratt was the mayor of the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1995. She is also the 1st African-American woman to serve as mayor of a major American city.

Read more milestone stories like this at: Daily Black History Facts

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