Jackson nodded. "People assume there is a correlation between political power and economic power," he said. But a black power structure — mayor, city council, police force — is not enough."You change the political power, and the white business owners just move outside the city. So you have power over a doughnut hole. We need help to climb out of the doughnut hole," he said.
He went on to describe a plan in which the government would intervene to stop people from relocating their businesses.
"It's the only way," Jackson said.