“His name may be unfamiliar to those outside Mississippi or leftist circles, but [Chokwe Lumumba’s] brief tenure in office — he was elected last summer — is a testament to both the possibilities and limits of progressive governance in resource-starved cities.”
“My man here got locked up for jogging in the wrong lane!”
— Next City contributor Bill Bradley was recently arrested
for running in Brooklyn’s prospect park after dark. His night in jail revealed the true colors and racial bias of New York City’s criminal justice system.