Abdussabur Dreams Of A Dope Dixwell

The policy platform itself is the second such neighborhood-specific program Abdussabur has dropped so far this election season. It covers topics ranging from creating a Dixwell corridor traffic safety task force,” to having city government partner more closely with faith leaders of color, to creating a new Dixwell/Newhallville Special Services District for Dixwell Avenue similar to the business-boosting associations that already exist in Dwight, Fair Haven, Whalley, and downtown.

Saturday’s conversation focused much less on the details of that plan and more on Abdussabur’s memories of a Dixwell Avenue of his youth that thrived with Black-owned small businesses that one could patronize from Lake Place up to the Hamden town line. 

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