2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for all Americans due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and protests ignited by the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd. These times of unprecedented turbulence mandate the steady hand of leadership from America’s president. As of June 2020, President Donald Trump’s approval rating rested at 38 percent. 88 percent of African Americans believe Trump has ignited racial tensions instead of extinguishing them in the aftermath of Floyd’s death.
The 2020 candidates are set, with the incumbent Trump set to run against former Vice President Joe Biden. Considering what’s already happened in 2020, minorities will face a direct impact from this election cycle. Here are five reasons why minorities should vote in 2020: