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Mayor Earnest Ware (Spencer, OK)

Mayor Ware has lived in Spencer, OK for most of his life. He has been married to his lovely wife Mrs. Janice Chatman Ware for 40 years. They have four children and five lovely grandchildren. Mayor Ware has always had a heart for helping his community and reaching out to the youth. His political career […]

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  1. Executive Committee Members Call (via Teleconference)

    August 31 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Board Meeting Conference Calls – 9/14/16 at 10 am CDT

    September 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. ANNUAL CBC RECEPTION

    September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Board Strategic Planning Session – 9/17 in DC

    September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm

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The newly launched African American Mayors Association (AAMA) was established to represent over 500 African American mayors and their 48 million constituents across the United States.

We are a premiere organization representing black elected officials, and we focus on empowering our mayors in their communities and elevating their voice on a national stage.



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