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A Question of ‘Cojones’ — Lottie Watkins, Congress, and Two Black Boys from SW Atlanta

In the time before Stacey Abrams, having them had nothing to do with the accident of maleness.

Andrew Jazprose Hill
Jan 5 · 9 min read
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Atlanta Realtor Lottie Watkins with Jimmy Carter via Atlanta Journal Constitution

“You boys want to earn some money?”

Southern white aristocrats

“We must not remain bound to another lost cause.”

White man speak with forked tongue

When the fat lady sings

When you do something like that, it changes you.

Can the sins of the father be reversed?

Lottie Watkins and those boys

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