Stacey Abrams Is Not A Magical Negro, So Stop Asking Her To Save The Country
The discomfort of sexualizing Abrams for, again, doing her job, may be more obvious for some. Others may not get why asking Black women to save the country is a bad thing  considering the fact that the positive anti-Trump results of recent elections would not have happened without them. As activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham tweeted, “Black people didn’t save you. Black people saved ourselves, once again. Black people saved themselves in a state that tried VERY hard to prevent that from happening again,” she wrote. “But that’s the funny thing about justice: When Black people win… everybody benefits.” 

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