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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

Kiana Jackson isn’t interested in mobilizing Southern Black voters with the notion that the fate of our democracy rests in their hands. As the 23-year-old Albany, Georgia native and regional organizer for Black…

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