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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Compton L.A.'s Mayor 31 year old Sister Aja Brown

Via:HuffPost

The bleak, violent realities of life in Compton, Calif. were immortalized in angry gangsta rap anthems of the 1980s and 1990s. In 2013, the city remains impoverished, and barely escaped bankruptcy.
But new mayor Aja Brown, a 31-year-old urban planner, claims that her city is "on the cusp of a revitalization," and compared its impending resurgence to the transformation of Brooklyn, NY in a recent interview with HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani. Read Full Story


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