Black women have never been apathetic to the marginalization that their families and their communities face, to the marginalization that they face themselves. Their resolve to confront that marginalization fuels Black women’s political participation. We saw that in 2018. We’ll see it again in 2020.
Stacey Abrams’ primary win makes clear the possibilities that exist when Black women candidates are afforded support based on their track records, qualifications and policies, instead of their skin color.