Wade Harper was sworn in as mayor of Antioch on Tuesday night, the first black mayor in the city's 162-year history. Here is a sampling of the other East Bay cities to have black mayors and when they took office:

  • Lafayette: Mike Anderson, 2008

  • Vallejo: Osby Davis, 2007

  • El Cerrito: Letitia Moore, 2003

  • San Ramon: H. Abram Wilson, 2002

  • San Francisco: Willie Brown, 1996

  • San Pablo: Leonard McNeil, 1992

  • Oakland: Lionel Wilson, 1977

  • Berkeley: Warren Widener, 1971

  • Pittsburg: Herb White, 1970

  • Richmond: George Carroll, 1964



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