National Voter Registration Day

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, BLK launches its partnership with "When We All Vote."

Election Day is 48 days away, but in order to participate in the democratic process and cast a ballot in what is expected to be one of the most consequential midterm elections in recent history, you have to first register.

September 23 is National Voter Registration Day. Of course, the black community – perhaps more than any other in the United States – understand the significance of the vote. But, in this day and age, when electoral politics is so fraught with corruption, some people feel as though their vote doesn’t count. We at NewsOne […]

  Nervous that a weak mid-term election turnout could lead to a total Republican takeover of Congress, Democrats and progressives are focusing on get-out-the-vote efforts this fall. There’s plenty of cause for concern. Voter turnout, in general, is lower for mid-terms than it is in presidential election years, but the trend is even more pronounced […]