Millennials and their juniors (Gen Z and younger) are more racially diverse than those that preceded them, with nearly half identifying as a racial or ethnic minority.
For older millennials, this is the second stage of a double economic whammy, as many of them never fully recovered from the 2007 to 2009 Great Recession.
As millennials and younger generations find themselves at the center of the pandemic’s economic storm, they are poised to fight for a bigger say in how the nation recovers.
The fact that nearly two-fifths of millennials and Gen Z are Black and brown makes these issues deeply personal for them.
Bear in mind that younger voters tend to have lower turnout rates than older voters.