Southern Black Organizers Have Some Advice for Future Campaigns

They’ve always been present yet efforts to invest in their communities have been uneven

Reverend Raphael Warnock and Stacey Abrams bump elbows.
Rev. Raphael Warnock, Democratic candidate for Georgia senate, greets Stacey Abrams, former candidate for Georgia governor, during a campaign event near Coan Park in Atlanta, Ga., on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images

“Call me crazy but people tend to turn out more when they’ve actually been touched.”

“The South isn’t dead because we don’t know how to organize. The South has been dead because it has been underinvested in.”

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