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for Independent Weekly Vol. 8 Issue 8, Feb. 22-28 1990
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Former Charlotte mayor Harvey Gantt is looking to become the first African-American politician to be nominated by the Democratic Party for the upcoming US Senate race against Jesse Helms. Gantt was the first black student to attend Clemson University and formed the first integrated architectural firm in Charlotte. Gantt is a strong advocate for health care, environmental issues, and education. If he beats Helms, Gantt would be the only black senator currently serving in the United States.