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This is why black vote does indeed count

 

Terry McMooreWhen I approach most black people and ask them to either register to vote or encourage them to go to the polls and cast their vote, I am often met with the all too familiar phrase of “Why should I vote?  My vote won’t count.”  This used to upset me because I had to give different reasons over the years as to why voting is important.

This task became even more difficult after the mess in Florida during the 2000 presidential elections.  Recently, I learned a full proof method for dealing with black voter apathy.  I just answer a question with a question such as; if our vote does not count then why are both political parties banging on the doors of small and mega size black churches?  Why have upwards of almost a billion dollars in the last four years been spent on travel, T.V., internet, and on public relations firms all in the name of the black voter? «Read the rest of this article»

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Get out and vote on November 7th

 

A Microvote Infinity voting machineIt’s really great that 20,972 people early voted in Montgomery County Tennessee, but a total of 74,843 people are registered to vote here. That leaves 53,871 people who have yet to vote! I want to strongly encourage each and every one of you to do so, on November 7th. Your party and who you will vote for doesn’t matter, your participation in the democratic process does. No excuses. Your vote does make a difference, so get out and VOTE!

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