ATLANTA - GeorgiaChron -- On the horizon of the primary elections in Georgia, State Representative Renitta Shannon's campaign announced today the endorsement of actress and political activist, Angelica Love Ross. The influential actress is known for her breakthrough roles on FX's Emmy Award winning shows Pose and American Horror Story. Ross, a Black trans woman, has been a prominent figure in the LGBTQ+ community, launching TransTech Social Enterprises in 2014 and is known for advocating for voting rights and civic engagement.

A vocal supporter of Representative Shannon, she shared a video via her official Twitter page endorsing Representative Shannon as the person she trusts most to protect Black, brown, and LGBTQ+ Georgians.

"I am happy to endorse State Representative, @RenittaShannon (, for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia! Renitta understands how to protect Black queer women, and all of the LGBTQ+ community. Join me in supporting Renitta Shannon in this year's election!"

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Support continues to pour in as other endorsements include Chatham County District 6 Commissioner Aaron Whitley, Dekalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, Civil Rights Attorney & Human Rights Organizer Mawuli Davis, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Hip-Hop artist Parlae and Bravo TV's  Dr. Heavenly Kimes.

Organizations that have proudly backed Shannon so far are The Working Families Party of Georgia, Matriarch, CFANG (an NGP Pac Arm), NARAL, Black Male Voter Project, Elect Black Women, SEIU labor union, Georgia Equality, Asian American Advocacy Fund, Alliance for Black Lives, and She the People.

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