First published in the Grio.
Race is squarely at the center of Donald Trump’s historic criminal case in Georgia, where he will surrender at a county courthouse next week to be arraigned.
No one will be paying attention to the case more than the Black and brown voters of Fulton County whose ballots Trump allegedly tried to nullify in the 2020 presidential election.
Advocates say Trump’s indictment is a rare moment of accountability by a judicial system that has historically been unfair to Black Americans.
Svante Myrick, president and CEO of the progressive advocacy group People For the American Way, said it’s “very clear” that throughout Trump’s public life, he has felt “very safe threatening women.”
“It’s very clear that that’s what he’s doing here in Georgia, and it’s unacceptable,” Myrick said during the same Tuesday press call.
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