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Keisha Lance Bottoms has a real problem. She’s the mayor of the most important Black city in America, #Atlanta.

she knows that she may actually side w/ the protesters, but can’t allow the city to completely erupt into riots and can’t come at it w/ force like other cities
The next 48 hours made define her entire legacy if this gets out of hand.

#Atlanta has almost 50 years of Black mayors and we’ve had some riots, but she can’t fuck this up and she knows it.

This means more to her legacy among black people and voters than anything else
Those of you who don’t believe me. Atlanta has had riots.
Most significant was in #Summerhill near Turner Field the year the Braves opened in Atlanta.

That protest was over a police killing of a young Black male by a White policeman.
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