Alabama: How Black Women Elected Doug Jones

On this episode of the podcast, Jordan Valerie and Nathan are joined by Barrett Holmes Pitner, Columnist for The Root and The Daily Beast, and Aimee Allison, President of Democracy in Color, to discuss the results of the Alabama Senate election, where Democrat Doug Jones defeated child molester Roy Moore with the overwhelming support of Black voters, particularly Black women.

via The Washington Post

They also discuss Alabama’s history of voter suppression, the racist history of the Religious Right, and the failure of the Doug Jones campaign to mobilize Black voters.

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Jordan Valerie is a cinephile, filmmaker, journalist, political activist, and proud queer woman of color currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of Millennial Politics. Jordan Valerie also hosts the Millennial Politics Podcast, where she speaks to progressive candidates and leaders about the issues that matter to millennials. You can find her on Twitter and Medium @jordanvalallen and pay her at PayPal.Me/jordanvalallen.

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