Rakeem Jones, 31
I voted because I just felt like it was the next step. Much of the work for the past couple of months has been protesting. Now that we’ve protested, I think that makes the vote stronger. We’re active. We’re powerful. It’s my right and my duty to vote. The next step now – which a lot of people forget – is to hold these people accountable. It’s not so much the national elections that matter most. It’s the election in your city, your town, that matters most.
Photo by Briana Brough
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