Inside a Historic Win on Election Day 2018

On Election Day 2018,  Malcolm Kenyatta, a third-generation activist from North Philadelphia, is campaigning to become a Pennsylvania State Representative in the 181st District–a district with a 26% deep poverty rate. He hopes to make history by becoming the first openly LGBT candidate of color elected to state office in his state.

“Going Forward” was directed by Tim Harris ( It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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