I think African-Americans have been engaged since the very beginning of the campaign. A 2013 Supreme Court decision that overturned certain provisions of the Voting Rights Act allowed states like North Carolina to implement restrictions that cut down on early voting.
In Florida, fears about black voters' diminished interest in the presidential election have been borne out by the uphill efforts of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, a nonprofit organization that works on voter education initiatives and other strategies to increase African American engagement the democratic process.
Electing the first black president in USA history in 2008 and securing his reelection four years later inspired heavy turnout among black voters in both elections.
The FBI said on Sunday it still believed no charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton after finishing its review of newly discovered emails related to her private server, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the US election.
County elections board chairman Bill McAnulty said he was labeled a sellout and a traitor by fellow Republicans after he approved the opening of a Sunday voting site for Black churchgoers to cast their ballots after service.
"Unaffiliated" voters were ahead of their same-day totals by a significant 37.7 per cent.
In North Carolina, where presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R) are in a tight race, black turnout is down 16 percent from this point in 2012, while white turnout is up 15 percent.
But black community activists remain optimistic. There's a similar phenomenon in North Carolina, compounded by Republican challenges to voter registration.
Mr Toussaint Romain, an Assistant Public Defender for the state, sprang to fame when he was photographed standing between angry crowds and police in September trying to calm tensions in the wake of the shooting of a black man by a police officer.
The black vote is the Democratic Party's most loyal, most reliable base.
The radio show has a largely black audience.
After reading that one in five North Carolina homes have no access to the Internet, noting that they are disproportionately African-American or Latino, Clinton said emphatically, "I want to fix that", continuing that those families are left out of so many economic and educational opportunities as a result.
"It's all about the ground game - about getting the voters out" Dr Bitzer said.
The former secretary of state will then headline four rallies on Monday, a much more jam-packed pace than she has kept for most of the campaign.
This election was "like nothing I have ever seen, " Dr Bitzer warned. "We know that most people are driven by deadlines", he added, "and we will see, as we have seen in this campaign at every point, a ramp-up in activity and in engagement from us as the deadline approaches".
At times, the strategy has been used to deflect criticism off of his administration, like in the 2012 election, when affluent Americans not paying their "fair share" were turned into the reason our economy wasn't recovering.
Michael Bitzer, a professor of political science at Catawba College, said the racial composition of the early-voting electorate in the state so far is off from 2012. "But we distinguish that from the importance of the vote".
Booker (D-N.J.) was one of several surrogates of both parties who, like the candidates themselves, are fanning out to battleground states this weekend in advance of Election Day. Gov. Mr Trump, buoyed by his poll numbers, is himself descending on North Carolina on Thursday to campaign. Mr. Obama said to wild cheers and tears. In this election, it was "difficult when you are choosing the lesser of two evils".
Tell your friends I "personally asked you to vote", Obama said. Additionally, 89 percent of black voters are in favor of comprehensive immigration reform.
Obama isn't anxious about loyalty, though - he's anxious about enthusiasm and turnout.
Unpredictable batting of Pakistan was rocked by West Indies bowlers as two batsmen got out in very first over of the innings. Brathwaite played 318 balls and hit 11 boundaries in his unbeaten 142-run innings.
Within a couple hours, the CMAs made the situation ten times worst and deleted all evidence of Beyoncé's performance. Following the statement, the association started to include photos of Beyoncé and Dixie Chicks in new posts.
If something was wrong since I'm here, or will go wrong while I'm here in the future with transfers, it's my responsibility. But Klopp added: 'I will always have the final say, maybe that's the most important thing for you to know.
I have always felt that if you get beat out or if you lose and someone is just better than you and plays better, then OK. Jones described his quarterback situation as a great one for his team because he has two great players in that position.
Later we learned that Obama had communicated with Clinton at least 18 times using her private email address. WikiLeaks has released emails hacked from Podesta's private gmail account daily for more than two weeks.
They include the Lotus Assassin card, a rogue minion with stealth that regains its stealth whenever it kills an enemy. For instance, the Kabal have access to trifocals cards that work across mage, priest, and warlock decks.
Murray said 26-year-old Jeremy Arrington is wanted for questioning, but he is not being named as a suspect. Authorities said numerous victims were family members and they had been stabbed with a knife or knives.
Even after losing arguably one of the best players in the world, Kevin Durant, Russel Westbrook won't be holding back this season. The Pelicans found some success employing a small lineup, especially as Frazier mined through creases in the Warriors defense.
Wanda's expanding entertainment and tourism sector spans movie cinemas, theme parks and film production. Wanda is among the Chinese companies that have been spreading money around the industry in the US.
They last won five in a row in a single season in December 2013-January 2014. "Lukaku for sure is a very good player". They expect to get the kind of results in the capital indicative of a team with top-four aspirations.
There was a lot of anticipation around the two phones, and now that they are here, the excitement is indeed widespread. It was reported last week that Google Pixel, Pixel XL shipments in the USA were delayed as demand exceeded supply.
New York Mets exercise options on Jay Bruce, Jose Reyes
Bruce joins an outfield of fellow left hand hitters, Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto and right-handed CF Juan Lagares . For now, however, the Mets have chose to offer Cespedes a qualifying offer of $17.2 million for next season.
Obama commutes dozens more lengthy sentences
Most are considered nonviolent offenders, although some were convicted of firearms charges in connection with drug crimes. Two Central Texas men are among 72 federal inmates to whom President Barack Obama granted clemency Friday.
108-year-old Cubs fan celebrates World Series victory
Ross and the other players put their arms around each other and sang "Go Cubs Go" from the stage along with the blissed-out crowd. The parade will wind its way downtown an hour later and end in Grant Park for a rally expected to start around noon.
Trump gains ground on Clinton as White House race tightens
Clinton has blasted Comey for taking a "vague approach" in announcing emails found on Weiner's laptop were related to her. She does not, for example, enjoy the same support among African-Americans as Obama, the first black US president.