Aja Brown, 31, Wins Compton Mayoral Race
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

aja brown comptonThirty-one year old urban community developer Aja Brown has defeated Omar Bradley, 55, to become the new mayor of Compton, California.

Former Mayor Bradley was seeking a third term after serving time in prison on public corruption charges that were later overturned on a technicality. Brown received 63.7% of the vote compared with Bradley’s 36.2%, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Brown, who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning and Development and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning with a concentration in Economic Development from the University of Southern California, is scheduled to be sworn in July 1.

 

Join the Conversation

Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.


MORE ON BlackEnterprise.com