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  • Writer's pictureKeneshia N. Grant, Ph.D.

Candidates use visits to Georgia for debate to appeal to black voters- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It makes political sense for candidates to schedule stops at historically black colleges and universities to connect with black voters and influential community leaders with one visit, Howard University political science professor Keneshia Grant said.

“And, they get to send a signal to the people outside of the HBCU community that they care about black people,” Grant said.

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