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The goal of the Black Male Voter Project is simple. We are building a movement that encourages black men to regularly and actively engage in the voting and electoral process. Since the foundation of the United States, black men and women have faced barrier after barrier to achieving voting equality.
Black voters make up nearly 38% of Mississippi electorate
59.8% of registered black voters voted in 2018, while 77.9% of voting age Black Mississippians are registered to vote.
(KFF) (2018 election)
Gwinnett County Congressional District 7
Black voters make up nearly 30% of Gwinnett Counties electorate (Census)
District 7 was won by the Republican by less than 450 total votes, by mobilizing more black voters this district is within reach
Roughly 23% of Dallas County’s electorate is made up of black voters (Census)
The demographics of this district are becoming more diversified. The black population has increased roughly 200,000 in the last decade. This opens a great avenue to expand and empower black male voters for long term engagement.