Kim Janey made history when she became the first woman ever to become mayor of Boson Macchachutes on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021.
The new acting mayor promised “a citywide agenda of recovery, reopening, and renewal” and highlighted city contract reform and policing reform among the areas she wants to focus on.
Acting Mayor Kim Janey arrived at Boston City Hall on Tuesday for her first full day as the city’s executive, in what former Mayor Marty Walsh called a “smooth transition” between administrations. …Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Kimberly Budd, who made history as the first Black woman to lead the state’s highest court, administered Janey’s ceremonial oath of office at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday the third-floor mezzanine of City Hall. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined Janey and Budd.
Congratulations to this beautiful strong black woman. We salute you, Mayor Janey.