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T.X. Advocates, Community Members Went To Extraordinary Lengths To Block S.B. 7 — But Fight To Protect Voting Rights Is Not Over

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement after several members of the Texas state legislature successfully blocked Senate Bill 7, which would have severely restricted voting rights access statewide. “After weeks of campaigning, outreach, and grassroots-level actions to preserve voting rights in Texas, activists and community members are now breathing a sigh of relief. [...]

June 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Black Voters Matters Announces Juneteenth Launch, National Partnerships For Upcoming “Freedom Ride For Voting Rights”

Movement for Black Lives, Working Families Party, Other National Organizations Join BVM’s National Voter Outreach Initiative Honoring 60th Anniversary of Original Freedom Ride Black Voters Matter (BVM) today announced the dates and locations for its upcoming Freedom Ride for Voting Rights, an education and outreach campaign to increase support for voting rights legislation, advocate for D.C. statehood, and build Black [...]

May 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Florida S.B. 90 is Part OF A Dangerous Campaign To Silence Black Voices, Kill Black Voting Power

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ signing of Senate Bill 90, which will severely roll back voting rights across the state: “Thanks to Governor DeSantis and the Florida state legislature, this voter suppression bill will usher in a new era of Jim Crow statewide. Senate Bill 90 will [...]

May 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter Announces New Voter Outreach Initiative on 60th Anniversary Of The Original Freedom Rides

Black Voters Matter (BVM) today announced the launch of its Freedom Rides for Voting Rights, a voter outreach campaign to engage Black voters and build Black voting power across the South. Beginning in June, BVM will board its signature “Blackest Bus in America” for a voter outreach tour from Georgia to Washington D.C., making stops in key southern states to [...]

May 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Florida S.B. 90 Is Part Of A Dangerous Campaign To Silence Black Voices, Kill Black Voting Power

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following a vote by the Florida legislature approving Senate Bill 90, which would severely roll back voting rights across the state: “This vote from the Florida state legislature will usher in a new era of Jim Crow statewide. Senate Bill 90, which Governor DeSantis has all but [...]

May 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

BVM Launches Multiple State Campaigns Against Voter Suppression and More

The work to support equity and justice doesn’t stop. Since the presidential election and U.S. Senate run-off in Georgia, Black Voters Matter has been working diligently with local partners in key southern states to combat the numerous voter suppression bills put forth by conservative legislators after Black voters made history in last year’s election. Furthermore, we’re working with our grassroots [...]

April 28th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Florida’s Anti-Protest Bill is a Racist Attack, Vicious Double-Standard Against Black People and Black Civil Rights

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following the Senate’s passage of Florida’s House Bill 1, which infringes on the rights of Florida residents to peacefully protest: “This bill is a clear and coordinated attack on Black Florida residents and our First Amendment rights. Last year, after losing countless Black men and women to [...]

April 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

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