In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action for Community Education, headquarters in Greenville, Miss. Tuesday, October 16 was the last day to register to vote in the state of Maryland and now leaders are working diligently that Black voters exercise their civic duties on election day, November 6.