November 17, 2021
General News

Stacey Abrams On Political Office, Voting Rights, Juneteenth – Tribeca – Deadline

Stacey Abrams hinted at future political office (no surprise) defended a compromise on the voting rights bill “because we need to make progress” and said of Juneteeth: “It’s important that we remember that this isn’t a celebration about the end of slavery alone, it is about justice delayed and nearly denied.”

“I say this having been one before and possibly one again – as politicians, our tendency is to say that a vote leads to instant action,” she said in a wide raging interview with Robin Roberts as she accepted the Tribeca Festival’s inaugural Harry Belafonte Voices For Social Justice Award Saturday, only a few days after President Biden signed a law making it a national holiday.

Juneteeth started with…

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