Reed made it known in a pair of tweets that her problem was not with Sanders.
Reed also questioned if an abandoned house the program showed was even located in Jackson.
“It gave a bad look on Jackson, I thought,” Taylor said during a team press day. “Jackson has plenty of bright spots. There’s some good things going on in the city with this program and Jackson State in itself. When you see things like that and how they portrayed it, you know, they’re the media, so they control the narrative. But if you’re from here, born and raised here, you know what the city of Jackson is all about and the state of Mississippi.”
“It put a bad look on Jackson, I thought… There’s some good things going on here in the city. @WLBT pic.twitter.com/E3g2vHcXk1
During the water crisis, Sanders described the situation as one born from inequality.
“When you just sit there and think about Jackson is the darn state’s capital and we dealing with this issue, we dealing with raggedy streets and I mean unpaid situations and, even at HBCU level would or overlooked and underserved it, it’s unbelievable,” Sanders told USA Today at the time.
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Source: Black Enterprise