Political Activist Organization Hosts Voter Registration at ‘Black Panther’ Screenings
The Electoral Justice Project or the EJP lead their “Wakanda the Vote” campaign during the opening weekend of the Black Panther. EJP advocates the advancement for the rights of the Black community through electoral strategy. With the 2018 Midterm vote around the corner, they have been encouraging black voters to go out and make a change with their vote.
They have sent out their call to action through Twitter for other individuals and organizations to start their own voter registration events.
Fresh Wakanda inspired outfit (check)
Black Panther ticket (check)
Squad ready (check)
Registered to vote so we can build our own Wakanda? (we got you!)
Text PANTHER to 91990 to create your own voter registration event.
Need to register to vote? Text WAKANDA to 91990. pic.twitter.com/rpGdkM729Y
— Movement 4 Black Lives (@Mvmnt4BlkLives) February 15, 2018
Black Panther has broken broken February box office records and it’s deep and moving portrayal of familial conflict and race has made it widely loved by critics receiving one of the best Rotten Tomatoes score of any MCU film. The film is also one of the most diverse films of 2018 and has brought many social issues to the forefront.
Catch Black Panther while its still in theaters and let us know what you think in the comments below!