LaMetta Wynn: Iowa Woman of Achievement, Clinton’s beloved hometown hero

LaMetta Wynn
LaMetta Wynn will be honored by Women Lead Change on Oct. 25 as an Iowa Woman of Achievement. The posthumous award recognizes contributions of historic Iowa women. CREDIT JENNIFER GRAF
When pioneering Clinton leader LaMetta Wynn became Iowa’s first Black female mayor in 1995, President Bill and Hillary Clinton sent their congratulations from the White House. She was contacted by news crews from Germany and the Netherlands eager “to talk to the lady from Iowa who broke down the perceived wall of non-white women holding […]
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