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Stacey Abrams, winner of the Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor calls into Rev. Al Sharpton’s nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real” to discuss her historic win

May 25, 2018


Among the topics Rev. Sharpton and Stacey Abrams discussed included health care and expanding Medicaid, the economy and budget, and access to capital for small businesses

New York, NY (Thursday, May 24, 2018) – – Today on his nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real,” Rev. Al Sharpton interviewed the winner of the nomination to become Georgia’s Democratic candidate for Governor, Stacey Abrams, the first Black woman to be nominated for Governor by a major party in the history of the United States.

During the interview on “Keepin it Real,” Stacey Abrams discussed her nomination and 153-county win of the Georgia Democratic Primary election for Governor. She shared highlights of her campaign and discussed a continuation of progressive field work in the months to come leading up to the General election in November.

Stacey Abrams shared with Rev. Al Sharpton: “We showed that you don’t have to concede your values to win and you have to meet people where they are, not where you want to them be. If you want to change policy, you have to go where the people are.” Finally, Rev. Al Sharpton talked to her about criminal justice reform, expanding Medicaid, early childhood learning and a tax credit for it, the economy and access to capital for small businesses, were a few of the things they discussed.

“Keepin it Real” with Rev. Al Sharpton is syndicated on One News/Talk Radio Network and Sirius XM. List to the interview below.