CITY OF ATLANTA: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues Statement on Passing of Fulton County Commissioner Emma Darnell
City of Atlanta issued the following announcement on May 5.
“Commissioner Emma Darnell was a fierce advocate and her passion and concern for our communities will be greatly missed. She cultivated her leadership during a time when both her race and gender could have been a hinderance. But Commissioner Darnell challenged the status quo with a fierce determination to achieve equality for the people of Atlanta and Fulton County. Derek and I are thankful for the personal encouragement she has given us for many years and on behalf of the people of Atlanta, we are forever grateful for her courageous leadership.”
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