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ABC News
Meet the faces of the Trump 'resistance': Candidates spurred to action by presidentParks for ABC’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast. The refugee that won over Monta
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Parks for ABC’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast. The refugee that won over Montana voters On election night this November, Wilmot Collins became the mayor-elect of a majority-white community in Helena, Montana. “I looked at my wife -- both of us... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Montana elects a progressive ticket and its first black mayor in Helenaraces from Pennsylvania to Minnesota. And in the Montana capital of Helena, pop
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
races from Pennsylvania to Minnesota. And in the Montana capital of Helena, population 28,190, progressives swept the races for city commission and elected Wilmot Collins as the first black mayor in the state's history*. Go To Top 50 Most... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Defining the 2017 voterefugees, minority groups, health care, immigration, ethics. The list of victo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
refugees, minority groups, health care, immigration, ethics. The list of victors is extraordinary in its scope of firsts: Wilmot Collins, a Liberian refugee who became the mayor of Helena, Mont., making him the state's first black mayor.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Elected As U.S. Mayor Laments Political Impasse in LiberiaMonrovia — Mr. Wilmot Collins, a Liberian elected as Mayor of Helena in the Wes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Monrovia — Mr. Wilmot Collins, a Liberian elected as Mayor of Helena in the Western State of Montana, has called on his fellow Liberians to put their country first. Speaking to the Voice of America on Wednesday, the newly elected mayor lamented the... Read more
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ABC News
5 inspiring election victoriesParty news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Here's a rundown of some of the
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
Party news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Here's a rundown of some of the interesting stories of the big winners. Wilmot Collins, the first black mayor of Helena, Montana Thom Bridge/Independent Record via APIn a Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017... Read more
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ABC News
Helena, Montana elects its first black mayorWhen he arrived in Helena, Montana in February 1994, Wilmot Collins was wearing
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
When he arrived in Helena, Montana in February 1994, Wilmot Collins was wearing layer upon layer of clothing, anticipating the freezing cold temperatures. What he was a little less prepared for was being the only black man in a majority white... Read more
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CBS News
Mayor-elect Wilmot Collins makes historyoffice around the country Tuesday, one of them includes who is believed to be t
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
office around the country Tuesday, one of them includes who is believed to be the first African American mayor in Montana: Wilmot Collins, who came to the U.S. as a refugee from Liberia. "It's a bit overwhelming to think that I came into America... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. MSTin China. HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 14 days ago
in China. HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as Helena's next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term incumbent Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent in the non-partisan race. BILLINGS, Mont. (AP)... Read more
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ABC Montana
Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. MSTin China. HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a
ABC Montana / Posted 14 days ago
in China. HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as Helena's next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term incumbent Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent in the non-partisan race. BILLINGS, Mont. (AP)... Read more
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Gulf News
A year after Trump, diversity has its dayBernie Sanders, she also promised two years of free community or technical tuit
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
Bernie Sanders, she also promised two years of free community or technical tuition to all Seattle high school graduates.WILMOT COLLINSWhen he started reading the nasty Facebook posts and hearing the hostile comments from politicians a few years... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Small-town America is arguing over whether to welcome Syria’s refugees or fear themescape, knowing that they might not live. And their children. That they have to
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
escape, knowing that they might not live. And their children. That they have to put their children at risk,” says Taylor. Wilmot Collins, who lives 100 miles away in Helena, Montana, is familiar with these risks. He and his wife fled Liberia in... Read more
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Business Standard India
A year after Trump, women, minorities give groundbreaking wins to democratshe started reading the nasty Facebook posts and hearing the hostile comments fr
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
he started reading the nasty Facebook posts and hearing the hostile comments from politicians a few years back, Wilmot Collins decided he had to do something. They were accusing refugees, like him, of being terrorists, milking the... Read more
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EuroNews
African-Americans Make Historic Gains Nationwidetransgender African-American woman elected to public office in the U.S. Anothe
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
transgender African-American woman elected to public office in the U.S. Another noteworthy win occurred in Montana, where Wilmot Collins, a Liberian-born immigrant, became the first African-American mayor in Helena in modern times; reportedly... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsBy COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
The New Canaan News / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsDETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, res
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do to address homelessness, affordable housing and other municipal issues. "They didn't once ask me if you think a black person can... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsFILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Wilmot Collins, newly elected H
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Wilmot Collins, newly elected Helena, Mont. mayor, speaks with the press in his Helena, Mont. home. Fifty years to the date after the nation’s first black mayor was elected to lead a large American... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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ABC Montana
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
ABC Montana / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politicsFILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Wilmot Collins, newly elected H
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Wilmot Collins, newly elected Helena, Mont. mayor, speaks with the press in his Helena, Mont. home. Fifty years to the date after the nation’s first black mayor was elected to lead a large American... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Black candidates win mayoral races, could affect US politics100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional area
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
100,000 residents. The 2010 Census lists more than 200 cities and regional areas that size. The black mayors will include Wilmot Collins, who defeated an incumbent to take the mayor's office in Helena, Montana. In Flint, Michigan, Karen Weaver... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, MontanaHelena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have ele
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
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KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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Helena, Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the... Read more
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ABC Montana
Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, MontanaHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian r
ABC Montana / Posted 15 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the non-partisan... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, MontanaHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian r
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 15 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the non-partisan... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Liberian refugee elected mayor of HelenaHELENA, Mont. - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refuge
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
HELENA, Mont. - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor. Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the non-partisan post. Collins... Read more
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