Several newly-elected candidates turning out for a post-election party at Hendershots hosted by the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. President and Co-founder Mokah Jasmine Johnson says she’s encouraged by Clarke County now having three African-Americans on the commission.
“It’s historical, we’re excited,” Johnson said. “I mean as far as our organization, we want to see more diversity. “That’s what we’re pushing for, more diversity and inclusion and we’re encouraging more African-Americans to get up, get out and vote.”