State Rep. Zakiya Summers, D-Jackson, discusses how the George Floyd killing and the protests in its wake have spurred talks of meaningful criminal justice reform in Mississippi. She also discusses how Mississippi officials must ease access to polls ahead of Election Day during the coronavirus pandemic.

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