Roland Martin Talks With Stacey Abrams About Her Fight To Be GA’s Next Governor


Stacey Abrams is looking to make history in Georgia.


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Meet Raheem. He saw me on TV, and when he heard we were headed to Sandersville, his mom said he couldn’t believe it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Stacey’s coming here? She’s coming to Sandersville?” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You bet, Raheem. Our campaign isn’t just showing up on TV. We are showing up where people live. We’re meeting voters where they are. Because I’m not running for governor of Atlanta. I’m running for governor for all of Georgia – so kids like Raheem in small towns like Sandersville have a world-class public education and the freedom and opportunity to achieve their dreams. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Because if a little Black girl from the Deep South can grow up to become a Democratic Leader and run for governor, we should fight with all we’ve got so children like Raheem can pursue even bigger, bolder goals. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Stand with me. Stand with Raheem. Make a plan to vote now:

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The Spelman alum and former state official wants to become the Peach state’s first Black Governor. Abrams chatted with TJMS Senior analyst Roland Martin about the upcoming primary election and why she believes she’s the best choice for the Democrats.

Listen to the entire interview below.



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