Activist Shaun King endorses Abdul El-Sayed for Governor

This afternoon, Shaun King, a prominent activist and national leader in the fight for civil rights and racial justice, endorsed Abdul El-Sayed for governor.

"Abdul is not just fresh and new. That's not enough. He's smart and compassionate. He's skilled and strategic. He's courageous. He cares about all of Michigan and will put the state on the path to be being a beacon of equality and fairness. I believe in Abdul and will fight my heart out to help him help Michigan!" - Shaun King

“Shaun is one of our nation’s leading voices for equity and racial justice. His support tells us that our progressive ideals and policy ideas for Michigan are consistent with a broader progressive movement toward a more just, equitable, and sustainable country. I am thankful for his solidarity and support.” - Abdul El-Sayed, Democratic candidate for Michigan governor.

El-Sayed has been endorsed by other progressive organizations and leaders, including Congressman Ro Khanna, the Michigan Nurses Association, The People for Bernie Sanders, Millennials for Revolution, and local chapters of the progressive organization Our Revolution in Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Grand Rapids.

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