The Black Women Organizers Who Turned Georgia Blue

“Strike” (2018). Hank Willis Thomas.

“When Georgia turned blue for Mr. Biden this year after record voter turnout, it validated the political vision and advocacy of a group of Black women who have led a decades-long organizing effort to transform the state’s electorate.”

Felicia Davis, Deborah Scott, Helen Butler, and Nse Ufot are some of the organizers who turned the tide in Georgia. Read about their wisdom, the damage done by viewing the South and southerners as a monolith, and the value of praxis over theory in protecting the democratic process.

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