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Arekia Bennett (left), executive director of Mississippi Votes, chats with actress Erika Alexander (right) at Jackson State University on Nov. 26, the day before the U.S. Senate run-off between Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy.

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Black Women Weigh Hyde-Smith's Win, Say Not 'Senator for All'

While Cindy Hyde-Smith made history as the first woman from Mississippi elected to Congress, it is hard for some black women to celebrate strictly on the basis of gender.


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