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Mayor's comment on race, council raises concerns

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Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones unveiled his plan for as Shockoe Bottom baseball and business complex during a press conference Nov. 11.

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Several Richmond City Council members have expressed concern over recent comments by Mayor Dwight C. Jones, who told a mostly black audience that a majority of the council “does not look like us” while criticizing some of the council reaction to his baseball-focused development plan.

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BOB BROWN/TIMES-DISPATCH

Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones unveiled his plan for as Shockoe Bottom baseball and business complex during a press conference Nov. 11.