Giving recognition to Stacey Abrams, as well as grassfoots Black led groups that helped is fine. Elevating beyond human is performance and strips them of their nuanced characters. Like those images. We are not your entertainment, or a woke t-shirt. Read up on it if you're really interested. There are many others far more detailed and eloquent than me who can explain the problem. Similar to how people now wear MLK t-shirts and white ppl quote him to attack and silence Black ppl's pain. While ignoring that even MLK said he realized the biggest threat to equality is the white moderate.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store