Looking for votes: One sister at a time
Sisters United For Change, a statewide coalition of African-American elected officials and community leaders, is looking to change all that.
"The empowerment of black women constitutes ... the empowerment of our entire community," says Rep. Betty Reed, D-Tampa. "We plan to educate African-Americans to prepare them to vote their interest in the upcoming election."
Read more about the group and it's Tampa Bay connections in from Times columnist Ernest Hooper.