Why Aren’t Young People At the Polls?

NAACP Launches Voter Education & Registration Drive

Photo by Dawn Davis. Nia Savoy, a Howard University student, votes for the first time at Washington Metropolitan High School in 2016. 

The NAACP has officially launched its 2018 voter education and registration drive. The country’s oldest Civil Rights organization launched the drive just weeks after the 50th anniversary commemoration of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., noting that voting by blacks is at an all-time low. NewsVision reporter Tayler Adigun talked to millennial voters to get their perspectives.