Poll: Black Americans are most likely to expect election violence this November — and it’s compelling them to vote
TYPE:HIT In The News
AUDIENCE:Public Safety, Race and Racism, African-Americans
The Grid quoted HIT Research Manager Dr. Gabi Vitela about Black voters and political violence:
“Whenever Black progress happens, there is a white backlash that kind of occurs with that,’ said Gabi Vitela, research director for HIT Strategies, which studies Black voter behavior. ‘Political violence is very old hat to the Black community. Whereas other groups may have been kind of shocked at that moment, after Jan. 6, I don’t think it came as a surprise for Black voters honestly.’”
Read the full article in The Grid.