Bloomberg Woos Minority Voters in 2020 Bid
‘Stop-and-frisk’ continues to pop up in the former mayor’s meetings with black leaders.
In his first few events as a Democratic presidential candidate, billionaire Michael Bloomberg has huddled with black elected officials and activists in Mississippi, addressed a diverse gathering of party leaders in Texas and toured an African-American history museum in Georgia.
The early campaign events reflect the political reality of Mr. Bloomberg’s unconventional plan to skip the first four state nominating contests. For his projected nine-figure bet to work, the former New York City mayor will have to...