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Lois Richardson Wins Democratic Primary for Ypsilanti City Council, August 2000

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Ann Arbor News, August 9, 2000
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Lois Richardson, center, reacts to the news that she won in one of the precincts in her ward. With her are her campaign manager, Herb Francois, and supporter Debbie Tucker.
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AACHM Oral History: Lois Allen-Richardson

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Lois Allen-Richardson

Lois Allen-Richardson was born in 1942 in Ypsilanti, where she remembers attending Harriet Street School and spending time at Parkridge Center. As a young adult, she worked briefly at Goodman’s Fashion Center in the heart of Ypsilanti’s Black business district. Allen-Richardson is an ordained minister and served as a missionary in Haiti and Trinidad. Since 2000 she has been a member of the Ypsilanti City Council, where she has been a strong advocate for the city’s south side. In June 2020, she became Ypsilanti’s first Black woman mayor after the resignation of her predecessor

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Day
10
Month
February
Year
1971
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