Stacey Abrams nominated for ‘Black-ish’ episode

Tucked away in Tuesday’s Emmy Award bulletins was information that Abrams has been nominated for “excellent character voiceover efficiency.” The lawyer and voting-rights activist performed herself within the second a part of a particular election episode on Black-ish, the favored ABC comedy collection. Within the episode, which aired a month earlier than the 2020 presidential election, Abrams helps Dre (Anthony Anderson) with a nascent congressional run whereas extolling the virtues of mail-in and early voting.

Get-out-the-vote efforts by Abrams and her Honest Battle group have been largely credited with serving to to flip Georgia blue within the November 2020 contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the primary time the state went to a Democratic presidential candidate in 28 years.

Abrams will face some stiff competitors in September when the Emmy winners are introduced. She’s up towards Jessica Walter (Archer), Maya Rudolph (Huge Mouth), Julie Andrews (Bridgerton), Tituss Burgess (Central Park), Stanley Tucci (Central Park), and Seth MacFarlane (Household Man). It’s okay—she’s used to robust odds.

You’ll be able to try the total checklist of nominations here.