Someone called police on an African-American politician while she campaigned in her Wisconsin district


But last month, someone called the police while she was campaigning for a seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly — because they thought she was a drug dealer.

The incident happened August 7, although Stubbs is just talking about it publicily now. It occurred when she was visiting voters in a predominately white neighborhood on the west side of the city. She was wearing a name tag, carrying campaign literature with her picture on it and had a “walk list” with the names and addresses of potential supporters.

Her mother was following behind in their car, along with Stubbs’ 8-year-old daughter.

“I had knocked at approximately six doors and some of the future constituents were home, and those that were home, I talked to for about 10 minutes … because they were excited that I stopped by,” she…

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