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BVM Weighs in on Georgia Early Voting Case

This Monday, a Georgia appeals court ruled in favor of the Democratic Party of Georgia, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and Warnock for Georgia that allows counties in the state to offer early voting on the Saturday before the run-off election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. Black Voters Matter co-founders Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, and [...]

November 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on BVM Weighs in on Georgia Early Voting Case

Black Voters Matter Partners with Pop Culture Collaborative in Georgia to Host Free Screenings of Marvel’s Black Panther “Wakanda Forever” in Statewide Effort to Increase Voter Turnout

Black Voters Matter announced today its partnership with Pop Culture Collaborative, parent company of the Marvel Franchise, to host various Get Out the Vote (GOTV) activations throughout the state of Georgia in an effort to increase voter participation ahead of the runoff election on December 6. The goal of this campaign entitled, “Wakanda Votes Forever” is to energize and activate voters across [...]

November 21st, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Partners with Pop Culture Collaborative in Georgia to Host Free Screenings of Marvel’s Black Panther “Wakanda Forever” in Statewide Effort to Increase Voter Turnout

Black Voters Matter Speaks Out on Midterm Elections

In a follow-up to yesterday's mid-term election results, Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, offer the following statement: "Despite ongoing efforts to dismantle Black voting power, Black voters were, in fact, a critical piece of the wall that stopped the red wave. Black voters impacted several key senate races, including Pennsylvania and Arizona, as well as [...]

November 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Speaks Out on Midterm Elections

BVM Statement on Texting Campaign

In response to a recent text messaging campaign error in Kansas, Black Voters Matter has prepared the following statement:   “We've been made aware that text messages have been sent to voters via our third party vendor, Movement Labs, which included incorrect polling place information. Movement Labs has acknowledged and taken full responsibility for the error, as BVM did not endorse [...]

October 31st, 2022|Comments Off on BVM Statement on Texting Campaign

Black Voters Matter Celebrates Turnout For Georgia Early Voting

“Black Voters in Georgia have done it again! Voter turnout in Georgia reached historic highs on the first day of early voting in this midterm election, and Black Voters comprised 35% of all those who turned out to vote.  Compared to the last midterm election in 2018, Georgians far exceeded the early voting numbers for the first two days and [...]

October 21st, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Celebrates Turnout For Georgia Early Voting

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates the Power of Black Voters with Rebrand of Change is Brewing Flavor

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 — Today, on National Voter Registration Day, Ben & Jerry’s, alongside Black Voters Matter, is unveiling a sweet new look and mission to their popular flavor, “Change is Brewing” — a cool combination of Blk & Bold infused cold brew coffee into ice cream, marshmallow swirls, and fudge brownies. This rebranded flavor is focused on advancing racial [...]

September 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates the Power of Black Voters with Rebrand of Change is Brewing Flavor

Black Voters Matter Announces New Campaign and Bus Tour Stops Ahead of 2022 Midterm Election

ATLANTA  – Today, Black Voters Matter, one of the nation's leading voting rights organizations, announced its plans to mobilize Black voters as part of its "Blackest Bus in America" fall bus tour. This year's campaign and tour titled "We Won't Black Down" will make stops throughout the region leading up to the general election on November 8 and will engage [...]

September 14th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Announces New Campaign and Bus Tour Stops Ahead of 2022 Midterm Election

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