Black Mayor to be Named Obama’s Secretary of Transportation

Anthony Foxx is the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

anthony foxxPresident Barack Obama will name Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx as his next Secretary of the Department of Transportation,  The Huffington Post reports.

Foxx is an African- American who was considered for the transportation secretary slot because of  the work he had done on Charlotte’s transit system, including streetcar and light-rail projects.

Current Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is expected to continue serving until Foxx’s confirmation.

Read more at the Huffington Post.

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