More than 5 million people with felony convictions can't vote in this year's election, advocacy group finds


From reporter Lily. Bulky, we're long overdue could break down the barriers that exist to accessing the ballot box, especially for people with turn or prior felony conviction. An estimated 5.2 million Americans can't vote in November, according to a new report from the sentencing project and black people are disproportionately impacted Secure. Cook directs the justice program at the Leadership Conference for Civil Rights. I should kind of no surprise that it's a tiny that aggressively polices and incarcerate black Americans at rates far greater than the rest of the population. Also different franchise of black Americans at far greater rate with 20 days ago, President Donald Trump and former vice President Joe Biden have dueling town Hall events tonight. Yesterday, NBC News faced criticism for scheduling one with Trump last minute after the president pulled out of the original debate in Miami. Trump objected when his recent covert diagnosis Debate commission to move the event on line by then went forward on his own. Yesterday, Trump

Coming up next