November 8, 2019 Atlanta: Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump takes the stage to speak at the Black Voices for Trump Coalition Rollout on Friday, November 8, 2019, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/
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Trump visited Atlanta to court black voters. Here’s what happened.

Last Friday, President Donald Trump visited Atlanta to launch a new black voter initiative and fundraise for Sen. David Perdue. Politically Georgia producer Bria Felicien shares the story of what happened that day, from the Georgia Democrats’ morning press conference to the launch of “Black Voices for Trump.” This episode also includes her interviews with black Trump supporters and protesters. 

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Special noteAs mentioned in the episode, we also want you to chime in this week. With the Democratic debate coming to town, we want to know… what would you ask the candidates, if given the chance? To answer, record a voice memo on your phone while in a quiet place. Email that voice memo to Your answer may be included on the next episode of the Politically Georgia podcast. As always, thank you for listening.


11/08/2019 -- Atlanta, Georgia -- An anti-Trump protestor holds a protest sign during a rally outside of the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta, Friday, November 8, 2019. President Trump was in Atlanta on Friday to speak to a crowd of African American voters that support his presidency. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal Constitution)
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