From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Black, Karla L.

(born: September 6, 1961) 

Karla L. Black, born in Richmond, KY, was the first African American elected to the Richmond Independent Board of Education in 1986.

For more see Karla Black in "Cosby is Jefferson County board's first black chairman," in the 1988 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Seventh Report, by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, p. 37.

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