Bakari Sellers is a political analyst for CNN. He served as a representative in the South Carolina Legislature and is the author of the memoir My Vanishing Country.
The following interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Jim Gilmore on July 16, 2020 during our reporting for the “The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden” — FRONTLINE’s critically acclaimed election series featuring the interwoven, investigative biographies of both presidential candidates. It has been edited for clarity and length.
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