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Black Voters Matter Co-Founder LaTosha Brown Issues Statement Following White House Meeting With V.P. Kamala Harris

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement after she and several members of the Black Women’s Roundtable met with Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss the nationwide assault on voting rights: “Earlier this week, after President Biden addressed the nation on voting rights, we urged his administration to prove its commitment to combating voter suppression and lay [...]

July 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

President Biden Reaffirmed Commitment To Protecting Voting Rights, Black Voting Power — Now We Need A Strategy

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following President Biden’s remarks on the nationwide assault on voting rights: “In his remarks today, President Biden reaffirmed his commitment to restoring voting rights and protecting Black voting power. But for a nation that has gone to war and risked the lives of Americans for democracy abroad, [...]

July 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter: Brnovich Decision Is Not Only Dangerous; It’s A Political Attack On Voting Rights In America

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, cofounders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision in the Brnovich v. DNC case:  “The court’s decision in Brnovich v. DNC is not only dangerous; it’s a political attack on voting rights. Today’s ruling, which allows states to make discriminatory rule changes in our elections as long as [...]

July 1st, 2021|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter: DOJ Lawsuit Against G.A. For Voter Suppression Law Is A Historic Move To Protect Voters — The Fight Continues

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s announcement that the Department of Justice will sue the state of Georgia for its voter suppression bill, which passed earlier this year:  “More than three months after we joined partners to file our own lawsuit against the state of Georgia for [...]

June 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Coalition Of Civil Rights & Advocacy Organizations To Host First-Ever National Rally In Support Of D.C. Statehood On National Mall This Saturday

D.C. Rally to Conclude Black Voters Matter “Freedom Ride for Voting Rights” to Support Voting Rights Legislation, Push for D.C. Statehood, Empower Black Voters Follows Friday Press Conference on Eight-Year Anniversary of Dangerous Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court Decision WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This Saturday, June 26, Black Voters Matter (BVM) and more than 50 civil rights, voter rights, and [...]

June 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter, Partners To Hold Press Conference At U.S. Supreme Court Eight Years After Dangerous Shelby County V. Holder Decision

Eight years after Supreme Court decision, more than 40 states considering proposals to restrict voting rights, disenfranchise Black communities Black Voters Matter’s Freedom Ride for Voting Rights to stop in Washington to raise awareness around voter suppression, support D.C. statehood, build Black voting power WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Friday, June 25, Black Voters Matter (BVM), will hold a press conference [...]

June 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter: Senate Vote On H.R. 1/S1 Proves That Republicans Are Hell-Bent On Dismantling Democracy

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following Senate Republicans’ rejection of H.R.1/S1 “For The People” Act: “Today’s vote, which was simply a vote on whether to even open debate on HR1/S1, demonstrates why the filibuster needs to be eliminated or -- at a minimum -- modified. Despite all their rhetoric about protecting our [...]

June 23rd, 2021|News|0 Comments

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