Stacey Abrams Lost. But She Brought Blacks And Jews Together Again.

By Tarece Johnson | Forward

Stacy Abrams may not be the governor of Georgia, but she has made a significant impact in this cherry red state.

Georgia has a history rooted in racial terror, systemic oppression and white supremacy. People of color navigate through a maze of historical racism, injustice and past phobias that still threaten their freedom and safety.

Abrams has shown us all the power of resilience. As the first Black woman to run for governor of Georgia, she is a symbol of hope for traditionally oppressed groups in a state with a strong Confederate history.

And even though she did not win, Abrams will continue to lead a movement that reconnects different communities in the fight for justice and equality.

Read more: https://forward.com/opinion/414547/stacy-abrams-may-have-lost-but-not-before-bringing-blacks-and-jews/

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