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US Conference of Mayors addresses race




Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, speaks before a panel discussion about sports and race relations during a conference meeting Monday, June 23, 2014, in Dallas. Johnson led a gathering of mayors Sunday, Sept. 28 in a discussion of race at a gathering in Sacramento.
Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, speaks before a panel discussion about sports and race relations during a conference meeting Monday, June 23, 2014, in Dallas. Johnson led a gathering of mayors Sunday, Sept. 28 in a discussion of race at a gathering in Sacramento.
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A bipartisan delegation of more than 30 mayors from across the country are meeting Monday in Sacramento for the fall leadership meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

On the agenda: economic equality, technology innovation... and race.

Sunday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led a spirited and emotional discussion about the racial divide in the country.

Sacramento Bee reporter Stephen Magagnini was there and shares more.