Stacey Abrams Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Voting rights activist and politician Stacey Abrams was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. She was nominated by Lars Haltbrekken, a Socialist Party member of Norway’s parliament, for her work to “promote nonviolent change via the ballot box.” Haltbrekken stated that “Abrams’ work follows in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s footsteps in the fight for equality before the law and for civil rights.” The Nobel Peace Prize recently tweeted about Dr. King being nominated in 1963 and receiving the award in 1964 for his “nonviolent campaign against racism.” This year,…

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