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Black churches organizing to protect polling places from voter intimidation

The Florida Phoenix covers the efforts of Florida pastors to protect polling places from violence, and efforts to call election officials to do their job.

“We ask in faith that all the SOEs [supervisors of elections] protect our sacred right to vote. We ask you to stand on your word when you took this position and to ensure that all polling sites are safe — that there will be no nuisance, there will be no trouble, there will be no fighting, there will be no intimidation,” Tracey Stallworth, senior pastor of the Kingdom Glory Worship Assembly in predominantly Black Gadsden County, said during a Zoom conference.

Read more from Pastor Stallworth and others in the Florida Phoenix here
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