On Saturday, several organizations gathered in East Lansing to launch the Black The Vote campaign.
Their goal is to increase the number of black voters in this year's election and beyond.
Organizers also say the campaign is about informing first-time voters and the inconsistent ones, in the black community.
"Throughout the news and throughput history our vote has been suppressed, so this is to bring people out. To bring artistry to the for front to bring voting to the forefront and really to bring voter education to the forefront," Florence Alexander, Justice project fellow said.
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