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Mayor Michael B. Coleman (Columbus, OH)

Mayor Coleman is AAMA’s featured mayor of the month. In addition to leading the city of Columbus, OH, he has been leading on national issues including the events in Ferguson, MO. Michael B. Coleman commentary: Ferguson has important lessons for cities nationwide Posted in the Columbus dispatch Like most Americans, I am deeply saddened and […]

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  1. 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “Change. Challenge. Opportunity.”

    April 26 @ 5:00 pm - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
  2. 2017 AAMA Annual Awards Dinner

    April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 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.

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AAMA Paid Internships available!

AAMA Paid Internship (Washington D.C.) The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) is seeking paid interns to start immediately to work under the direction of the AAMA Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director to support the association’s operations, marketing, public relations, and strategic planning objectives. Secondary duties of the interns include supporting the AAMA annual conference […]

Statement on the USA Visit of Pope Francis

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 21, 2015) – The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) shares the enthusiasm of many Americans for the upcoming visit by Pope Francis to the United States. AAMA President Mayor Steve Benjamin (Columbia, SC) issued the following statement on behalf of the organization:  “Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has been a […]

Statement on the Arrest and Death of Sandra Bland

Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2015) – The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) is deeply concerned about the circumstances surrounding the arrest and death of Sandra Bland in Prairie View, Texas. AAMA urges state and federal authorities to swiftly hold accountable anyone who is found to have violated Ms. Bland’s constitutional rights. “Like many across America […]

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