National Black Voter Day is an activist-led day for African American voting rights. For the second time in the row, the National Urban League and the BET are recognizing it. This article written by Marty Johnson is published by The Hill. Here is an excerpt:
The National Urban League and BET for the second consecutive year are recognizing the third Friday of September as National Black Voter Day, an initiative that was started last year to encourage Black Americans registering to vote ahead of the presidential election.
This year, BET will feature ad spots with Vice President Harris, while also televising a pair of events from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference Friday evening.
Additionally, Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) will introduce a resolution to the House designating National Black Voter Day as the third Friday of September.
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