Former ‘Fresh Prince’ actress campaigns for Obama at FSU
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“What he did in Philadelphia was the mark of a leader,” Ali said. “He looked at it head-on and used it as an opportunity to teach what it is like to be black in America.”
Ali, a 29-year-old Harvard University graduate, told the FSU audience of about 75 people that for many years she was not interested and disconnected from the political process. There wasn’t a reason to vote, she said.
In the past four years, she said, the country has slid backward. “It seemed people were afraid to stand up to things happening at the White House,” Ali said. Source