MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Montgomery, a city where more than half the population is black and known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American to the highest position in municipal government for the first time in its 200-year history.
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Having an openly racist man defend your actions may not be a good look… A Georgia mayor was feeling the heat after it was revealed that she rejected a Black man’s application because of his race. Now a city councilman has claimed she was doing the applicant a favor.
Mayor Michael Tubbs speaks at the TED 2019 conference. Marla Aufmuth/TED At 28 year old, Mayor Michael Tubbs is spearheading a basic income pilot in his hometown of Stockton, California. Tubbs said the program, which distributes $500 monthly stipends to the city’s poorest families, is already showing signs of success. The mayor believes basic income…