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Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams

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Anthony Williams was elected in 2016, and is the first Black mayor of Abilene. In this election year he has faced the challenge of leading through a time of increased racial tension, a global health pandemic, as well as surviving his own bout with COVID-19. Williams' campaign is focused on bringing the Abilene community together.  But he has faced harsh criticism from his opponent Cynthia Alvidrez.

 

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Several hundred people turned out in a field near Abilene's Martin Luther King Bridge Thursday night to protest the death of George Floyd and to call for a unified local response to the problems that surround racial injustice in America.