Can The Blackest State Go Blue?

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Published on 25 Feb 2021, 0:24
Mississippi native Stacey Abrams declared the state a “battleground state” as she and other activists work to flip one of the most reliably Republican states blue. After all, Democrats did it in Georgia, right? But in a state that has a long, painful history of slavery, brutal racism and voter suppression, is it even possible?

AJ+ talked to Jackson Mayor Chockwe Antar Lumumba and civic engagement activists from across the state to examine Mississippi’s chances of becoming a toss-up state.

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