Survey Finds Black People Believe Politicians Don’t Care About Black Community

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A new report finds that Black people believe that politicians do not care about the Black community.

The Black Futures Lab released a survey on Tuesday, May 28 titled “More Black than Blue: Politics and Power in the 2019 Black Census.” The survey, which is part of the Black Census Project, polled over 30,000 people on their views about society, politics, and the challenges faced by the Black community. The Black Futures Lab partnered with more than 30 organizations serving Black communities across the nation, as well as organizations PushBlack and Color Of Change.

“Black people have always played a role in unlocking the promise of an America that has not yet been realized, and if there was ever a time to tap into that power — it’s now,” Alicia Garza, principal at the Black Futures Lab and co-founder of Black Lives Matter, wrote on the…

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