VIDEO: ‘Barbershop Conversations’ in NC Give Voice to Black Male Voters

By Michael McElroy

January 10, 2024

New Rural Project, a group focused on improving voter engagement in rural areas, helped elect four Black candidates in majority-white town and city councils this year.

Co-founder Cynthia Wallace said the key to improving voter participation in these areas was to actually listen to voters’ concerns.

 

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  • Michael McElroy

    Michael McElroy is Cardinal & Pine's political correspondent. He is an adjunct instructor at UNC-Chapel Hill's Hussman School of Journalism and Media, and a former editor at The New York Times.

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