PHILADELPHIA – Dr. Ann Adderley, 74, of Philadelphia, is one of the thousands of volunteers at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. “Vote,” she says. “Vote like your life depends on it. Because it does.”
PHILADELPHIA- Daniel Bradley, a National Coordinator for the Black Male Initiatives, Black Youth Vote had a lot to say about how important it is to vote.
During this time of stress in the black community he states there is no better time than now to get out there and be heard.
“Silence just won’t do it,” said Bradley. “Your vote does count. It’s the one thing we can control.”
The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Black Youth Vote is one of the many programs put in place to encourage civic engagement. In President Barack Obama, launched this program to empower young men of color.