BALTIMORE – The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the results of the Mississippi senatorial runoff election:
While we are hopeful that the Senator-Elect will prove herself worthy of her new office, this election demonstrates the need to continue broadening the tent of civic and democratic participation in our nation. We must continue to organize, empower Americans to make their voices heard, and use and harness this power to produce real change in Mississippi and nationwide.
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