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Michael Tubbs

Timothy Archibald

Michael Tubbs served as the seventy-ninth mayor of Stockton, Calif., his hometown. He was the city’s first Black mayor and the youngest-ever mayor of a major American city. He is the founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and EPIC (Ending Poverty in California), a special advisor to California Governor Newsom on Economic Mobility, and a commentator for MSNBC. Tubbs has been a fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics, The MIT Media Lab and the Stanford Design School. He has also served as a Stockton city council member and a high school educator. He lives with his partner, Anna Malakai Tubbs, and their children. He is the author of the recently published "The Deeper the Roots."

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The Deeper the Roots
A Memoir of Hope and Home
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Flatiron Books
November 2021
ISBN 9781250173447
272 pages

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