On the 3rd of November. The Black Panther Group marched through the city of Atlanta. They were armed with assault rifles, demonstrating in support of Stacey Abrams gubernatorial campaign.
While marching, the chanted “black power” and “power to the people” continuously.
Stacey Abrams is a former Democratic state representative, running against Republican Brian Kemp, Georgia’s current Secretary of State.
This two are running a tight election with recent polls showing Kemp up by 1.1 percentage points, well within the margin of error.
When Stacey Abram spokeswoman Abigail Collazo made a statement, she neither condemned nor approved the black panthers march but instead, she attacked Brian Kemp, saying
He is the only one who has posed for pictures with supporters wearing racist, hate-filled t-shirts and refused to denounce them.
Meanwhile, in a statement to The DCNF, Kemp spokesman Ryan Mahoney said said..
It’s no surprise that militant Black Panthers are armed and patrolling the streets of Georgia for Stacey Abrams. The Black Panthers are a radical hate group with a racist and anti-Semitic agenda. They are dangerous and encourage violence against our men and women in uniform.
The tight race between this two for Georgia, has spooked support from influential people. Mike Pence campaigned for Kemp while Oprah campaigned for Abram on Thursday.
The DCNF is yet to receive any comment from the Black Panthers. Read more