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Oxford Union: Stacey Abrams – Full Address and Q&A

19/08/2019

A US woman who has featured prominently in US politics in recent time

After serving eleven years in Georgia’s House of Representatives, Abrams became the first black woman gubernatorial nominee for a major party in the United States. She advocated issues such as Medicaid expansion, reproductive rights, and responsible gun safety measures. Abrams attracted national attention for her progressive positions in a traditionally red state, and she spoke out against statewide voter suppression.

ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Oxford Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. Since 1823, the Union has been promoting debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.

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