Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry is flexing his financial muscle into Florida politics to help target Black voters in the battleground state ahead of the upcoming Nov. 3 presidential election, according to BET.
Perry is helping to fund a $500,000 mobilization effort in Florida that will be targeting Black voters in the key battleground state. The philanthropist has partnered with a nonpartisan Florida organization, the Equal Ground Education Fund, to help it increase engagement among Black voters in the southern state. The initiative, “Park & Praise,” will target 25 counties and around 250,000 Black residents in urban areas that will include Broward and Miami-Dade County.
They’ve made an announcement on their Facebook page about the initiative.
“Equal Ground is excited about our partnership with many partners, Florida Churches, and civic organizations who are making intentional strides and contributions to turn Black voters out ahead of the election. Our top [priority] … Read the rest