First African-American Woman Elected As Mayor Of San Francisco

Wednesday was a history-making day for  London Breed who started the day as the president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and ended as the first African American woman Mayor.

This move comes after her last remaining opponent gave a concession speech.

Shortly after his speech, Breed took to a podium outside of city hall to thank her supporters saying;

“I have said from the beginning, whether you voted me or not, as mayor I will be your mayor too,” Breed said.

“I am so hopeful about the future of our city, and I am looking forward to serving as your mayor. I am truly humbled and I am truly honored.”

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