Stacey Evans is interrupted by protesters at her Netroots Nation speech. AJC/Greg Bluestein
Democrat Stacey Evans’ speech to a conference of progressive activists descended into chaos on Saturday, as protesters interrupted her repeatedly and she struggled to make herself heard over chants of “support black women.”
Evans, a Smyrna state legislator who is white, expected a tough audience at the Netroots Nation event, where her rival Stacey Abrams has had rockstar status. But she didn’t seem prepared for the outraged welcome she received.
Almost as soon as she took the stage, a ring of demonstrators – some holding stark signs criticizing her – …read more
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