We have everything we need to offer a decent quality of life to every single person in this country. Yet Black people are suffering and dying needlessly because there are decision makers in our government who don't care about us. In order to permanently change the conditions we’re protesting, we must shift who gets to make decisions in our society. That means we must claim our power as citizens, including as voters and as potential candidates for office.
OurCount is about ending generations of voter suppression policies by combining our protests with determined efforts to help as many people overcome unnecessary barriers to voting so we can (re-)elect leaders willing to rewrite unjust laws and pass better ones that make it easier for all of us to vote and live freely.
Black voters provided the votes in key states that President-Elect Joe Biden needed to win the White House. Yet he's already facing pressure to prioritize the needs of communities who rejected him over the ones who organized and risked their health to elect him. Send him a message: President-Elect Biden must center the needs of Black communities in his administration.
With all of the changes and challenges voters and elections officials are facing, we might not know the outcomes of certain races for days or weeks.
We’re approaching the end of this year’s election season and, for the first time, tens of millions have already casted their ballots. This year has presented more ways to vote than ever before. Whether you’re …
If you’re a North Carolina voter, read on to learn more about how to protect your ability to vote safely in the upcoming election.