What do you know about Arizona's civil rights history?

A quick fact that you may not know as we head into the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Arizona elected its first black mayor in 1990, when Chandler voters elected Coy Payne.

The nation's first black mayor was elected in 1964. Some other interesting civil rights facts about Arizona here.

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