Philly NAACP Organizes ‘Get Out The Vote’ Event, But There Was One GLARING Problem
When you schedule on an event on Easter weekend, there is always a chance of a low turn out. But when you schedule an event and you have ZERO people show up, you’ve got problems. In a recent report by Tiffany Gabbay at Truth Revolt, she explains the details of the “no show” event held by the NAACP. Read the story below:
As Written By Tiffany Gabbay, Truth Revolt:
It’s become increasingly apparent that Democrats — Hillary Clinton in particular — are suffering from low-energy this election cycle. Proving this salient point is the fact that nobody turned up for Saturday’s “Get Out the Vote’ rally organized by the Philadelphia NAACP. Philadelphia itself will have a high-profile role in the selection of the Democratic nominee as host of the Democratic National Convention in July.
Philadelphia itself will have a high-profile role in the selection of the Democratic nominee as host of the Democratic National Convention in July.
According to Philly.com:
Minister Rodney Muhammad, president of the local NAACP chapter, said the planned rally at Berean Presbyterian Church at Broad and Diamond Streets was to inform potential voters about Pennsylvania’s April 26 primary. Monday is the deadline to register to vote.
Though fliers advertising the rally were distributed in the community, just a few people had stopped by the church Saturday by the scheduled noon start time – and promptly left when they saw not much of anything happening.
Muhammad said he wasn’t disappointed, blaming the poor turnout on his failure last month, when he planned the event, to realize he had chosen the day before Easter. Another conflict, he said, was a live radio program on 900AM-WURD that was part of the Black History & Culture Showcase event at the Convention Center this weekend. He said that drew away people who would have attended the rally.
Muhammad said he looked forward to other planned “Get Out the Vote” efforts.
“We do encourage people to participate in the electoral process,” he said, noting that one way he likes to do that is to raise community awareness of “the myriad of things that’s going on in the community that serve as an injustice one way or another.”
Muhammad can blame Easter all day long, but the truth is ………
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