Our Values, Our Voice, Our VOTE
The Black community has consistently turned out and supported the Democratic Party, and the Democratic National Committee understands that intentional, consistent outreach to Black voters is vital to our party’s success. We thank you and do not take your support or your votes for granted! In the 2020 election, Black voters cast more ballots than they did during the 2012 presidential election. Our Values, Our Voice, Our VOTE seeks to engage and expand Black voter outreach through training, organizing, and community engagement.
OUR VOTE and participation ensures that the Black community has a seat at the table as decisions are being made that impact our lives!
DEMOCRATS GETTING THINGS DONE IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY
Black in Business
Under the Biden-Harris administration, minority-owned small businesses have been the recipients of billions of dollars, allowing services to resume and workers to stay employed. Republicans unanimously voted against the American Rescue Plan, but continue to try to take credit for its impact back home.
Here for Black Health
Thanks to Democrats, during the Biden-Harris administration, approximately 360,000 Black Americans who get their health care through Obamacare have had their premiums lowered. Senator Ron Johnson has said he would repeal Obamacare if the GOP wins back the White House and Congress.
Yes, Your Honor
President Biden appointed the first Black female judge to the Supreme Court, the highly qualified Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson; and he had 67 of his federal judge nominees confirmed, with record diversity among his nominees. 47 Senate Republicans opposed the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
President Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth, a day we remember the emancipation of slaves in the United States and reaffirm our commitment to equality, a federal holiday. 14 House Republicans voted against making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Taking Care of HBCUs
Democrats provided over $36 billion in American Rescue Plan funding to institutions of higher education, including a cumulative $5.8 billion investment in and support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the administration’s first year.
The Emmett Till Antilynching Act of 2022 passed making lynching a federal hate crime. The bill was over 100 years in the making, but 3 House Republicans voted no on the 2022 bill.