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If Black Voters Matter, It's Time to Put Up Or Shut Up

A message for anyone who thinks we have "more time" to get on board with voting rights legislation

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Not sure who told you Black folks were patient, but definitely set them straight the next time you see them. Fannie Lou Hamer told you years ago that we…




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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC ☕️

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