KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With less than three months before the November elections, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes joined LeBron James and other athletes and celebrities in signing a letter urging fans to fight against black voter suppression.
The main point of the letter: the Black vote matters now more than ever.
In the letter released Monday on The Undefeated website it read, “We are a coalition of Black athletes and artists who came together amid the protests fueled by the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police.”
“We are focused on systemic, targeted voter suppression in our community and have a specific mission: educate, energize and protect Black voters,” the group said.
The Undefeated reported the letter was released as part of the More Than A Vote organization started by James.
More Than A Vote, “is focused on getting more African Americans to the polls,” according to The Undefeated.
In the letter, the group said the Black vote is more…