Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns Use Black Lives Matter Language To Boost Turnout


Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns Use Black Lives Matter Language to Boost Turnout

Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press via ZUMA WireWith the election one day away, it’s already clear that black voter turnout won’t reach the historic highs it set when Barack Obama was on the ballot. Early voting numbers show that fewer African Americans have cast ballots in key battleground states like North Carolina than in the past two presidential elections.  Recent incidents of police violence against African Americans have done little to help, deepening the distrust of the state and disillusionment with political leaders among some supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement. And while Donald Trump has actively alienated black voters …

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