Stacey Abrams


Born
in Madison, Wisconsin, The United States
December 09, 1973


Stacey Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, author, and businesswoman who was the house minority leader for the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for the 89th House District. She is a Democrat. Abrams is a candidate in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election.

If elected, Abrams will be Georgia's first female governor and the first black female governor in the United States.

Abrams, one of six siblings, was born to Robert and Carolyn Abrams in Madison, Wisconsin and raised in Gulfport, Mississippi. The family moved to Atlanta where her parents pursued graduate school and later became Methodist ministers. She attended Avondale High School and was the school's first African-American valedictorian. While in high school, she
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“Logic is a seductive excuse for setting low expectations.”
Stacey Abrams, Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change

“Being a token is real, and sometimes the urge to take a backseat so we don’t have to be “the one” is tempting. But denying fear of disappointing everyone to avoid responsibility for everyone doesn’t do anyone any good either.”
Stacey Abrams, Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change

“Our priorities should ideally engage heart and head.”
Stacey Abrams, Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change

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