On NBC10 Boston: Boston Mayor Kim Janey Delivers Farewell Address


Kim Janey, the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston, said farewell to the city Wednesday as she passes the torch to another trailblazer.

The Roxbury native was met by a standing ovation as she was introduced to the crowd at Hibernian Hall in the neighborhood. Among those cheering were Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and Mayor-elect Michelle Wu.

Both women have made their mark in Boston’s long political history of exclusively electing white men as mayor.

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