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Does the Democratic Party take black women for granted?

Democrat Doug Jones pulled out a surprising win in the Alabama Senate race, defeating Republican candidate Roy Moore. Many are giving black women credit for securing Jones' victory—they turned out to vote for him in unprecedented numbers—and are demanding the Democratic Party stop taking them for granted. But others insist the Democratic Party supports all of its constituencies, including black women, and should continue to reach out to white working-class voters. What do you think?

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Exit poll data suggests Doug Jones won the Alabama Senate race thanks in large part to black women.

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Many are applauding black women for winning the election for Democrats.

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And others are urging Democrats to stop taking black women for granted, given they are the party's strongest voting block.

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But others point out the Democratic Party already is already supporting black women in many ways.

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And some on the left, like Sen. Bernie Sanders, believe the key to victory is reaching out to white working-class voters and not giving in to "identity politics."

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Others believe we should appeal to humans with strong progressive policy, rather than divide people into demographics.

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Does the Democratic Party take black women for granted?
A festive crown for the winner
#BlackWomenWin
#DemsSupportAll