Vincent Tolliver: running a 'people's campaign

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The Little Rock mayoral candidate wants to move Little Rock's City Hall away from operating like a 'private club.' When Vincent Tolliver was growing up in the Southeast Arkansas town of Lake Village in the 1970s, he learned by example from a caring but tough grandmother what it takes to stand up for yourself and for others. He observed "verbal battles" in which his grandfather would make "thinly veiled threats," only to be put in his place by his grandmother. "She advocated for herself and I saw it in action," Tolliver recalled. "My granddaddy would be chopping wood, and I'd take his ax and hide it. 'Did you move my ax, Scamp?' They called me 'Scamp.' He'd get frustrated, and I'd get my...

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Vincent Tolliver: running a 'people's campaign

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