The first Opportunity Zone was created in Vicksburg, a city were 68 percent of the population is black or African American. And even though Flaggs is a Democrat, he did not hesitate to share the stage with Trump or to tout the success of the new program.
Programs like this from Trump, unfortunately, don’t get much attention from the mainstream media. In similar fashion, the media paid little attention to the recent remarks of Vicksburg, Mississippi, who thanked President Trump for his efforts to help the black community.
“As a mayor of the city and a former legislator for 25 years, I’ve never seen any piece of legislation that allows more collaboration between federal, state and local government,” Flaggs said.
Watch the video below as I give my commentary, following the speech by Mayor Flaggs.