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     July 2, 2019      #51-183 sdj 0
 
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The hopeful Buttigieg of 2020 plans to fight against systemic racism

CHICAGO (AP) - Seeking to improve its position on black voters, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg launched a plan on Tuesday to address the "systemic racism" that he said exists in the areas of housing, health, education, surveillance and other aspects. of American life.

The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, told a predominantly black audience at a Rainbow PUSH meeting in Chicago, Reverend Jesse Jackson's civil rights organization, that his plan includes providing more opportunities for minority businesses. , strengthen voting rights and reform of the criminal justice system.

He said he would cut incarceration numbers by legalizing marijuana and eliminating time in prison for simple possession of drugs. He wants to restore the ...

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