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Hillary Clinton Is Doing All She Can to Get Black Voters

Hillary Clinton Is Doing All She Can to Get Black Voters

The presidential candidate is recruiting fellows to work with African-American outreach director.

Published August 26, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is paying close attention to the African-American community's issues. Recently, she rolled out a $25 billion plan to help HBCU students.

Now Clinton is recruiting fellows to work with her campaign's African-American outreach director LaDavia Drane, who was appointed to the role in May. Drane is a the former director of the Congressional Black Caucus, according to Buzzfeed News.

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Fellows will be required to work 20 hours a week to delve into matters affecting Black Americans, including those of the Caribbean and from Africa. The group will develop outreach projects and engage “internally and externally on behalf of the department,” a document obtained by Buzzfeed read. 

The fellowship will be based at Clinton's campaign office in Brooklyn, N.Y., and will last eight to 10 weeks. 

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Written by Natelege Whaley

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