Jecorey Arthur: I grew up in the ‘capital of American racism’

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3 November 2020, 6.01am
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Jecorey Arthur is the soon to be youngest member ever elected to the City Council of Louisville in the state of Kentucky. He’s also a professor and a musician.

openDemocracy’s editor in chief Mary Fitzgerald spoke with Jecorey for the recent ourVoices documentary episode on the US election.

Listen to their extended conversation below – as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Soundcloud.

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