James L. Usry became Atlantic City's first black mayor when he defeated Michael J. Matthews in a recall election in 1984. He was sworn in March 18. Usry served as mayor from 1984 to 1990. He died on Feb. 25, 2002.
Photo gallery of the devastating March Storm of 1962. Read the story here.
A photo gallery of past St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Atlantic City by photographers at The Press of Atlantic City.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 15.
Today is Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14.
The Museum of Cape May County has an exhibit of African-American heritage and history from the Center of Community Arts and will be a permanent display at the museum.