THE POWER OF BUILDING A POLITICAL HOME: BLACK CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND MOVEMENT ORGANIZING

Black people's views, as always, are complicated and multifaceted, and knowing how to make sense of the nuance and intersectionality within the Black community is as important as ever. 2020 was a year of disruptions that had disproportionate impact on Black people - from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the continued and increased police violence targeting Black people. Yet, in a year of disruptions Black people still turned out to vote in record numbers and in ways that were decisive to the electoral outcomes in many states. This report begins to unpack this dichotomy of Black political disillusionment and continued civic participation.

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