the day started with the reassurance of a democratic process — the respectful, close races of two senate races in georgia. they exemplified the tremendous, grassroots efforts by community organizers who knocked down obstacle after obstacle: historic voter suppression, gerrymandering, structural racism forcing individual voter and community disengagement. despite the deck being built for all cards to be stacked against them, organizers told disenfranchised voters, one by one, that their voices mattered, that they could make a difference, and they delivered. …

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