November 6, 2020

As America waits for final results to be called in the last handful of states, attention is on Georgia — and one Georgia resident keeps being named: Stacey Abrams.

You might recall that Abrams ran for governor in 2018. Ahead of the 2020 election, she played a central role in registering Democratic voters through her organization, Fair Fight.

As I was fixing coffee this morning, I wanted to know more so asked, “Alexa, who is Stacey Abrams?”

I did not expect to hear from Abrams herself, who reminded me that in 2018, she became “the first African American female major-party gubernatorial nominee in the United States.” She also pitches her film on Amazon Prime, “All In: The Fight for Democracy.”

Abrams is trending in Google searches:

(Screenshot, Google Trends)

And memes point to her as the person who saved democracy:

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