A Genuine Politician? How This 22-Year-Old Councilman is Changing a Struggling City

At twenty-two years old, Michael Tubbs—tired of living in a city where homicides were common, poverty the norm, and people mere statistics—decided to run for office. The new documentary “True Son” follows his inspiring campaign for Stockton City Council. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez sat down with the young politician to talk about his decision to return to Stockton, if he believes he can be the next Cory Booker, and how he plans to change the city he calls home.

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