Alabama county elects first black lawmaker
*Special thanks to Allison
For the very first time, Cullman County will have a black lawmaker in Montgomery. Democrat James Fields Jr. won a special election as he campaigned in an area that’s 97 percent white and where some say Ku Klux Klan members are still involved in politics.
“This was about values and I knew the people in the district valued the same thing I valued… good family living, family structure, schools, sound school systems, good roads,” said Fields.
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