The latest episode of “Meeting in Middle America” with host Steven Olikara features a discussion with Mississippi Representative Jeramey Anderson, who was the youngest African-American state legislator ever elected in United States history. The podcast highlights the state’s recent move to remove the confederate flag symbol from the state’s official flag, and Anderson’s involvement with that effort. They also discuss ways to build bridges across political lines and Mississippi’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Meeting in Middle America” is a collaboration between the Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee and WisPolitics.com/WisBusiness.com. Sponsored by WAGET and Bridge & Build.

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