As local leaders, Mayor Steven Benjamin, the first Black mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, and Mayor Michelle De La Isla — the first Latina, first single mother, and second female mayor of Topeka, Kansas — are not afraid to speak their truths in privileged spaces. In this special edition of “GOODTalks”, our hosts are joined by Republican strategist Frank Luntz to hear how these mayors bring their experiences to their leadership roles and their thoughts on race and poverty in America.
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