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Baltimore's New Progressive Mayor Takes On Deeply-Divided City

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott (Courtesy)
Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott (Courtesy)

Last week, Baltimore inaugurated its newest mayor, former city council president Brandon Scott. The youngest mayor in a century, Scott must lead a city already beset by twin epidemics of gun violence and drug use, complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Mayor Scott about his progressive approach.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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