And even as votes are still being counted, it’s clear that Black voters helped steer the moral clarity needed to move this country forward.
About 87% of Black voters nationwide chose Biden over Trump, according to preliminary national exit polling.
And after four years of Trump, African Americans want an empathetic president who will simply listen to them.
Black voters, Black people in general, don’t all think the same.
But certain broad issues — racial injustice, economic inequality, voter suppression, law enforcement bias, educational access, health care — resonate with Black Americans.