100 Black Men of America, Inc. Call Citizens Into Action To Protect The Vote In Georgia

Get Your Provisional Ballot Counted by the Deadline – Fri. Nov. 9th @ 5 pm

 

ATLANTA, November 9, 2018 – 100 Black Men of America, Inc. encourages all Georgians to protect their vote. Because of the widespread irregularities that occurred across the entire state, especially in minority communities, it is of critical importance that all votes be counted. If you voted with a provisional ballot in Georgia, you need to go to your local board of elections to ensure your vote gets counted! Call the Peoples Agenda at 1-877-524-8683 if you need a ride to the board of elections in your county.

“History will hold all leaders accountable for idly standing by and doing nothing while citizens’ votes go uncounted and their voices silenced,” said Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

The history of the 100 includes members fighting to guarantee that all rights of citizens are protected. Their work is ongoing, and the organization stands united, committed and determined to always continue their efforts.

“As a network of men operating across numerous industries, while setting positive examples for young people to emulate, we call on elected officials to enforce the laws they swore to uphold. The liberties of this great nation are under attack and our voting laws must be maintained and enforced,” stated Chairman Dortch.

The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and all affiliate organizations are nonpartisan not-for-profit organizations that advocate on issues impacting the youth and communities they serve.

About 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

100 Black Men was founded as an organization in New York City in 1963. The national organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. began with nine chapters in 1986 as a national alliance of leading African American men of business, public affairs and government with a mission to improve the quality of life for African Americans, particularly African American youth. These visionaries included businessmen and industry leaders such as David Dinkins, Robert Mangum, Dr. William Hayling, Nathaniel Goldston III, Livingston Wingate Andrew Hatcher, and Jackie Robinson. Since inception, the vision emerged and grew to over 10,000 members impacting over 125,000 underserved, underrepresented minority youth annually. Visit www.100blackmen.org for more information on the programs and initiatives of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and their global network of chapters.

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