ATLANTA, GA- As protests and demonstrations against police brutality continue across the nation, and beyond, rapper, songwriter, actor, and activist Killer Mike gave an impassioned plea for one way those fighting for racial equality can truly make a difference.
"Taking you butt to the computer and making sure you fill out your Census, so that people know who you are and where you are." Killer Mike said at a press conference in his hometown of Atlanta. "We have an opportunity now," he said speaking directly to those in his city who were to stay at home an imposed curfew.
While the once-a-decade count launched in April, Paterson's response rate stands at just 46.6 percent, well below the state average of 62.8 percent and the national average of 60.7 percent.
Paterson officials have said that $25 trillion will be distributed to communities across the nation through key government programs including those for child health, education, housing, and road construction over 10 years based on population counts.
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