New Orleans’s First Female Mayor


It has been an election season in which women and minorities have wongroundbreaking races across the country. And on Saturday, New Orleans continued the trend, electing its first female mayor, LaToya Cantrell, in the city’s 300-year history.

Here are a few things to know about Ms. Cantrell, 45, who with her husband, Jason, has a daughter, RayAnn, 9. Read the full story reported by the New York Times HERE .