After decades of malaise, South Bend went through big changes during Pete Buttigieg’s tenure as mayor. But there is fear that the gains have been uneven and that its fragile progress could slip away.
South Bend city councilmember @iamhenrydavisjr on working with former Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "It was very difficult to get across to him … how African Americans were living in South Bend and some of the issues that confronted them on a daily basis." https://t.co/K3zquo8om8 pic.twitter.com/sZIcS6En1U
— Democracy Now! (@democracynow) February 16, 2020
During Buttigieg's eight years as mayor, South Bend’s black residents were four times as likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white residents. https://t.co/h1FlMOIYba
— The Intercept (@theintercept) February 15, 2020