Many of the 230 publications and media companies in the Black Press family will join together to provide updates from battleground and swing states like Ohio, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin, Arizona, Virginia, and California.
Beginning at 7 p.m. on November 3, 2020, the Black Press will broadcast live over several social media channels. Viewers can witness history by tuning in to Facebook.com/BlackPressUSA, and BlackPressUSATV on YouTube.
The Washington Informer, Baltimore Times, Texas Metro News, Westside Gazette, Houston Forward Times, Cincinnati Herald, Houston Defender, Arizona Informant, and many others will share the stream over their robust social media platforms.
Such cooperation allows for millions of African Americans to receive timely election news from the Black Press.
Among the long list of individuals scheduled to participate are Former Vermont Governor and one-time Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, Texas Democratic Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Illinois Democratic Congressman Danny K. Davis, Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, and Black Women’s Roundtable Convener Melanie Campbell.
Also scheduled to participate are Fran Farrer of County News in Charlotte, N.C., Calvin Anderson of Memphis New Tri-State Defender, Sonny Messiah Jiles of The Defender Network in Houston, Dr. John Warren of the San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, Trennie Williams of the Memphis Silver Star News, and Hiram Jackson of Real Times Media, Lynn Jones of the Jacksonville Free Press, Naba’a Muhammad of The Final Call, and Larry Lee of the Sacramento Observer.