First Black ‘Bachelorette’ Will Be Rachel Lindsay, a Texas Lawyer

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Rachel L. Lindsay, a 31-year-old lawyer from Texas, will be the first African-American lead on “The Bachelorette,” 14 years after the show, a spinoff of “The Bachelor,” debuted on television.

The decision was announced Monday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Ms. Lindsay, a contestant on the cu …
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