#GAReads | Could Stacey Abrams be elected first Black female governor?

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by Grace Presbytery [CC BY-ND 2.0], via Flickr

"Could Stacey Abrams be elected first Black female governor?":

The GOP has held a tight grip on the governor’s mansion in Georgia since 2002, when Sonny Perdue, promising to restore the Confederate battle cross to the state flag, defeated Democratic incumbent Roy Barnes to become the first Republican to hold the position in the Peach State since Reconstruction.

But, a motivated Democrat is looking to change that and shatter a glass ceiling that has never been broken in the United States. Stacey Abrams, the Georgia state house minority leader, who holds degrees from Spelman College and the Yale School of Law, is seeking to become America’s first Black female governor.

Read the full article at The Atlanta Voice here…