Your Voice Exclusive: Former Philadelphia Mayor Wilson Goode Talks His New Book “Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story” With Solomon Jones

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Former Philadelphia Mayor Wilson Goode joined us on Your Voice to talk about his new book, “Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story.”

Goode breaks down the importance of black voters in Philadelphia over time, from the 1970’s to the 2015 election of Mayor Jim Kenney.

There was a voter turnout of over 70% for Goode, but a 27% turnout for Kenney. Watch as Former Mayor Goode discusses the history of African American voters in Philadelphia and more!