Black People : Why is it important

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  1. Smurfette

    Smurfette Member MEMBER

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    Why is it important or not important for African Americans young and old to vote?
     
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    Simple answer because politicians create & enforce laws which affect your daily life: From jobs, to health care, to education, etc. Voting helps to ensure that the persons/people who think the closest to you are the ones making the laws. Not voting means that you might spend the next 4 years struggling to find employment...it can mean that your children who enlisted in the army to provide for themselves (because they couldn't find a job) will be risking their live in a senseless war. Not voting is having no concern about your community or future.
     
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    100% on hit Pan i truely agree because the political system
    is made up to hold us as people down we all should VOTE !
    and make a dent a change in the acts of the political stanza
    our Votes will count
     
  4. Smurfette

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    How do you feel?

    I have had many discussions with my older friends 20 and up, many have said that after what they have seen for the past years they are not going to vote. Politicians lie, they always tell you one thing and do another. How do you feel about a large amount of African Americans are not voting this election year
     
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