Artur Davis Feels “The Love”

Why He Lost the Race for Governor

Former Congressman Artur Davis lost his bid to become Alabama’s first Black governor when the state’s former agriculture commissioner Ron Sparks beat him handily in last night’s Democratic primary election.

He lost because he was Black. But his loss didn’t come because White Alabamians couldn’t bring themselves to vote for an African American. He lost because Black voters lost their love for Artur. Or rather, they expressed their “love” by sending him home. Continue reading →