In news from the campaign trail, Dr. Jill Stein formally accepted the Green Party’s nomination for president at the party’s convention in Houston, Texas. The Green Party nominated human rights activist Ajamu Baraka to be her running mate. This is Dr. Jill Stein in her acceptance speech Saturday.
Dr. Jill Stein: “It is such an honor to be your candidate in this historic moment of unprecedented crisis and unstoppable momentum for transformational change. We have—we have not only an historic opportunity, we have a historic responsibility to be the agents of that transformational change. As Martin Luther King said, the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
We’ll play excerpts of Dr. Jill Stein’s speech, as well as her running mate, human rights activist Ajamu Baraka, from the Green Party convention after headlines.