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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke in Downtown Jackson in 2018. Photo by Ross Reily

Bloomberg back in Jackson to tout criminal justice reform

Michael Bloomberg — presidential candidate, billionaire and former mayor of New York City — is visiting Jackson.

He is scheduled to speak at a criminal justice reform roundtable with Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, as well as community leaders.

Bloomberg was in Jackson last November to announce the city had been named a Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge winner.

Jackson received $1 million for its Fertile Ground project, which aims to address nutrition and food equity in Mississippi.



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