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What do you think it will take for a candidate to win the White House in November?

I think the Democrats are doing a good job right now, compared to the Republicans. They just need to unify behind one candidate. — Zenubia Cameron, Student, Roxbury

Do you think Boston police should be required to wear body-worn cameras?

Should they have to? No. But because some officers have acted inappropriately, they should. It would show they understand they have a problem policing themselves. — Shayna Harris, Housewife, Dorchester

What do you think are the most important priorities for the city’s budget?

Eduction. We need educators who are dedicated to their job. — Stephen Mitchell, Chef, Back Bay

What do you think is the most pressing challenge black people face?

Jobs. Nobody has jobs for us. — Bruce Hill, Unemployed, Roxbury

Why do you think voters in Massachusetts supported Donald Trump?

Maybe he says things people are afraid to say. — Amaya, Student, South End

What do you think the Democratic and Republican parties could do to make their agendas more relevant to the American people?

There are so many different ideas they could implement. I’d like to see more funding for education. — William White, Disabled Veteran, South Boston

What would it take to heal the racial divisions in the United States?

I think we need to have a conversation about racism and white supremacy and hold ourselves and elected officials accountable. — Priscilla Banks, Program Director, Roslindale

What do you think should be done to reduce recidivism?

We need to have programs set up for people to succeed. They need substance abuse and recovery programs. — Florence Potter, Volunteer, South End

What do you think of Donald Trump’s lead in the Republican primaries?

I’m not too pleased with that. He’s not a good candidate. Listen to the way he talks. I don’t think he can run the country. — Melissa Wright, Secretary, Roxbury

What role do you think the black vote will play in this year’s presidential race?

I think it will increase. I hope it spurs black people to recognize our importance in the political process. — Bruce Bickerstaff, Barber, Roxbury

What do you think is the importance of next week’s presidential primary?

It’s hugely important. We are at a juncture where we have a say in who the next president will be. It’s especially important for young people to get involved. — Sarah Sebastian, Legislative Aide, Cambridge

To what extent do you think income inequality is an important issue in this year’s presidential race?

All I hear them saying that they’re going to create more jobs. I want to see change. — Mary, Sales, Dorchester

What issues are at stake in the upcoming presidential election?

The candidates aren’t speaking the truth. They need to talk about how they can help the community. Actions speak louder than words. — Denise Williams, Student, Mattapan

What issues are at stake in the upcoming presidential election?

The candidates aren’t speaking the truth. They need to talk about how they can help the community. Actions speak louder than words. — Denise Williams, Student, Mattapan

Who would you like to see become the next president of the United States?

I would like it to be Hillary Clinton. She’s more in to the community. She cares about low-income people. — Sandra, Receptionist, Dorchester

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