Mayor Douglas Wilder (the former governor of Virginia, the first African-American governor elected in US history) provides insight on the problems of Richmond, Virginia and how they relate to other American cities. He is impressed with Barack Obama’s plan to rebuild cities and emphasizes the importance of sufficient public transportation, affordable housing and successful schools. Mayor Wilder sees businesses building relationships with communities and effective neighborhood policing as the means to revitalize cities and their
surrounding areas.

Elizabeth Giegrich

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