Five black musicians you probably didn’t know double as politicians

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jan 14, 2020 at 11:30am

January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am | Opinions & Features

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am | Opinions & Features

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Mariah Parker

Mariah Parker was 26 when she was elected county commissioner in Athens Georgia.

During her swearing-in ceremony in June 2018, the rapper-turned-politician stunned everyone by placing her hand on The Autobiography of Malcolm X instead of the usual Bible during such occasions in America.

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Photo: mariahforathens.org

Parker now 27, it was reported then rejected two options presented by officials at her swearing-in before settling on the autobiography.

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