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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - Wilmot Collins: From African Refugee to Helena, Montana Mayor

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June 20, 2018View for printing

Roy Wood Jr. meets with Wilmot Collins to learn about his unlikely path from Liberian refugee to the mayor of Helena, MT., a city filled with Trump-loving white people. ... ntana-mayor


Here's everything the Daily Show got wrong and right about Helena -- again

On Tuesday night, The Daily Show ran a segment ... ntana-mayor featuring Helena mayor Wilmot Collins.

Collins, a refugee from Liberia who came to Helena in 1994, beat former four-term mayor Jim Smith in last year's mayoral election.

The segment was the second to feature Helena; another that ran in March mocked a pro-gun rally that drew about 150 people and was held the same day as a March For Our Lives event, which drew more than 1,000.

Much like the first segment, there's some things Tuesday night's spot got right. And some other bits? Well, them seem a little ... off. ... d1d9.html#6


Becca Heller - Dispelling the Myths About Refugees in the Trump Era - Extended Interview

Becca Heller, director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, discusses her efforts to fight President Trump's aggressive crackdown on immigrants and asylum seekers. ... d-interview

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No words can express the gratitude we have for former Congressman Pat Williams for all he did over and over again to assist Mayor Collins to resettle in Helena and become a vibrant contributor to the community and state.

Thanks a thousand times Pat! You just don't stop making us all proud to live in Montana.

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