WATCH: 'Ignore those who would tell you you are less than,' Stacey Abrams says

What advice would Stacey Abrams offer a girl who has been told she’s “too big” or her “hair’s not right,” PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor asked her in an interview at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Abrams said that when she entered politics, she was told she needed to change her hair, weight, skin, clothing and her teeth. “There was nothing about me they liked,” she said. But the former Georgia gubernatorial candidate had this advice: “Ignore those who would tell you you are less than. And focus on being the best ‘you’ you can be.”

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