Andrew Gillum may not be Florida’s first black governor, but he still had an encouraging message of perseverance and endurance for his supporters during his concession speech to Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.

Imagine what would happen if, just once, a black person didn’t have to conduct himself with grace and humility in the face of a system that feels like it’s rigged against black folks at all levels.

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I digress, but Gillum makes one thing clear through his powerful words —he’s not going anywhere.

Jessica Moulite is an award-winning Video Producer at The Root passionate about dismantling unjust societal power structures and all things Black culture. She's also probably watching “Living Single.”

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This one really hurts. DeSantis literally ran on racism and that’s it! And what makes it even worse these Dimwits voted Rick Scott into the Senate after he stole all of their money!

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