Stacey Abrams gets recognized with the Harry Belafonte Voices For Social Justice Award
New York- Stacey Abrams won the first Harry Belafonte Voices for Social Justice Award during the Tribeca Film Festival.
Abrams, who impacted the change of Georgia by using her voice and campaigning the importance of voting. With her being one of many faces in the forefront, Georgia was able to flip from being a red state to a blue one in the most nerve wrecking Presidential race in recent years.
On Saturday, Abrams was awarded the first Voices of Social Justice Awards for her outstanding devotion, leadership, service, and commitment to fighting against injustices through her work as a political leader, voting rights activist, and novelist. The Award was presented to her by Rev. Al Sharpton following a conversation with Abrams moderated by Robin Roberts at The Battery.