OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Omaha social activist Ja Keen Fox tweeted a letter signed "#justiceforjames” that was written to newly re-elected Mayor Jean Stothert.
The letter calls on Stothert to build a bridge over tragedy, comparing the killing of James Scurlock during a protest for police accountability last summer to Stothert's husband's recent death.
The letter discusses gun violence and says, "You have recently experienced a deeply personal loss. We understand."
It goes on to ask Stothert to connect with Black and brown communities in the city and show more empathy.
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The letter also asks the mayor to "take the chance" to transform the "seemingly adversarial relationship" into a "partnership that strengthens the city."
Read the full letter by clicking here.
Powerful statement from #justiceforjames on the 2021 Omaha Mayoral Election results addressed to @Jean_Stothert pic.twitter.com/IS79aEpj8o— Meek Mill-itant (@JaKeenFox) May 12, 2021
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