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M.L.B. Decision Marks Big Win For Voting Rights Activists – Others Must Get In The Game

Black Voters Matter co-founders LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright issued the following statement in response to Major League Baseball’s decision to move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta following Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s passage of sweeping voter restrictions: “We are pleased to see Major League Baseball join Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines and other members of the business community in standing up [...]

April 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Local Organizations Launch Accountability Campaign Targeting T.X. Business for Supporting Voter Suppression

Black Voters Matter (BVM) and a coalition of local Texas organizations today announced the launch of a new campaign to hold Texas-based corporations accountable for their roles in supporting voter suppression legislation. The campaign, targeting businesses like AT&T which have previously funded voter suppression efforts, demands that these corporations take a stand against a package of voter restrictions that would [...]

April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter Files Lawsuit Against GA Officials; Holds Corporations Accountable; Supports Rep. Park Cannon

This morning at the Georgia state capitol in Atlanta, representatives from Black Voters Matter joined a press conference re: GA’s recently passed voter suppression bill, SB 202, which prevents full and free access to the ballot for voters throughout the state, and the corporate accountability campaign movement to combat it. See statement below:  “When Kemp allowed passage of the SB [...]

March 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments

GA Governor Brian Kemp Must Veto S.B. 202 To Do Right By Black Voters and Protect Election Integrity

Black Voters Matter co-founders LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright issued this statement following the Georgia state legislature’s vote to advance Senate Bill 202, which would bolster voter identification laws, shorten the deadline to request absentee ballots, and impose other voting restrictions: “Today’s vote from the Georgia House of Representatives marks another disgraceful attempt by the state legislature to kill Black [...]

March 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Georgia Corporations Have a Responsibility To Protect Black Voting Rights, Apply Pressure To Governor To Block Cruel Voter Restriction Bills

Black Voters Matter Kicks Off GA Week of Direct Action With Press Conference at the GA Chamber of Commerce Black Voters Matter co-founders LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright issued this statement following the refusal of Georgia-based businesses and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to denounce racist voter restriction bills: “While Georgia lawmakers continue their full-throttled attack on democracy, major corporations [...]

March 22nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Listen to BVM Co-Founder Cliff Albright’s chat with Sirius XM’s Tell Me Everything with John Fuselgang

Our co-founder Cliff Albright was featured on SiriusXM’s Insight Channel, joining John Fugelsang on his show Tell Me Everything. Cliff and Fugelsang, an acclaimed comedian, connected for a discussion centered on Black Voters Matter’s organizing tactics. The duo spoke on the importance of harnessing power, the “Blackest Bus in America” and BVM’s campaign tactics, as well as the violent impact [...]

March 5th, 2021|Radio|0 Comments

Listen to BVM Co-Founder Cliff Albright on The Karen Hunter Show for SiriusXM Urban Radio

Our co-founder Cliff Albright was featured on SiriusXM’s Urban Radio this week, joining The Karen Hunter Show for a dynamic discussion on activism where the duo explored the moments and ideas foundational to the Black Voters Matter movement. Their conversation touches on the history of BVM, Cliff’s start as a student activist, the importance of inserting love, joy and power [...]

March 4th, 2021|Radio|0 Comments

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