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African Diaspora Makes Its Voice Count in US Election

Bakary Tandia remembers voting for just the second time in a U.S. general election.  It was 2008, and President Barack Obama was on the ballot.  After voting in New York, he drove to Pennsylvania — a swing state — to mobilize others. He thinks back to that historic year, and one voter in particular comes to mind — an elderly African-American woman, too feeble to walk and who lacked transportation.  Along with other volunteers, Tandia carried her to the polling station that...

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