Recently, columnist Gene Nichol alleged in this opinion section that the Republican-led General Assembly is waging “the stoutest war against African Americans seen since the Jim Crow era.”
I’m a Black woman born to teenage parents. I lived in public housing. My mother and father abused drugs. My little brother has been in and out of prison his entire life, beginning with a teenage conviction for smoking marijuana.
I’m a poster child for the group the Democratic Party has claimed to fight for since 1964.
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