Coleman Young, a former member of the U.S. Army Air Force with the Tuskegee Airmen, and state of Michigan politician, was elected mayor of Detroit on this day. He would go on to serve five terms as Michigan’s mayor.
For more information, see Coleman Young Wikipedia entry
For more information, see Steven Gray, “Coleman Young, Revisited”, Detroit Free Press Blog, December 2, 2009.
Source : Michigan Every Day