We’re Ridin’ Out Again! Beginning in June, BVM will board its signature “Blackest Bus in America” for a voter outreach tour from Mississippi to Washington D.C., making stops in key southern states. BVM’s Freedom Ride for Voting Rights, which continues the tradition of the original Freedom Rides, comes as more than 40 states consider legislation to restrict voting rights, which would have a disproportionate impact on Black communities. In addition to voter outreach and engagement, the bus tour will raise awareness about this harmful legislation and empower communities to combat restrictions to early voting, absentee ballots, and other important reforms. Read more here.

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Friday 6/18 – New Orleans, LA (Pre-launch)
Saturday 6/19  – Jackson MS, Birmingham AL
Sunday 6/20 – Nashville, TN
Monday 6/21 –  Atlanta, GA
Tuesday 6/22 –  Columbia, SC

Wednesday 6/23 –  Raleigh, NC
Thursday 6/24 –  Charleston, WV
Friday 6/25 – Richmond, VA
Saturday 6/26  –  Washington D.C

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Partner Organizations

  • Advancement Project National Office
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • Black Church PAC
  • Black Women’s RoundTable
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Center
  • DC Vote
  • Declaration for American Democracy
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • End Citizens United
  • Make it Plain
  • Movement for Black Lives Electoral Justice Project
  • NAACP Legal Defense Fund
  • National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
  • People For the American Way
  • Neighbors United for DC Statehood
  • Center for Disability Rights
  • Vote.org
  • Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  • The Workers Circle
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice
  • New Jersey Institute of Social Justice
  • NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice
  • Rainbow PUSH Coalition
  • SCLC Southern California
  • SPLC Action Fund
  • Stand Up America
  • The Daniel Initiative
  • The Daniel Initiative S.E.T Project
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • The Working Families Party
  • Transformative Justice Coalition
  • Unite Here
  • Until Freedom
  • Women’s March
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights
  • Higher Heights for America
  • SEIU
  • National Organization for Women
  • The Frontline
  • 51 for 51
  • Just Democracy
  • Fix Our Senate
  • National Council of Negro Women
  • The Nuns on the Bus
  • Public Wise
  • Hip Hop Caucus