By Ann Brown
Now that Joe Biden has won the presidential election, Black voters and Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters are waiting to see what — if anything — the new administration will do for the Black community.
Biden revealed his “Lift Every Voice: The Biden Plan for Black America” in May but many wonder if he will act on it.
Some Black activists aren’t waiting. They are demanding an audience with Biden.
Patrisse Cullors, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, sent a letter Nov. 7 to President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris requesting a meeting to discuss the “expectations” she has for their administration.
In the letter, Cullors, 36, wrote, “Without the resounding support of Black people, we would be saddled with a very different electoral outcome. In short, Black people won this election. Alongside Black-led organizations around the nation, Black Lives Matter invested heavily in this election. ‘Vote and Organize’ became our motto, and our electoral justice efforts reached more than 60 Click here to read entire article