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Texas Voter Suppression Bill Sends A Clear Message – Republicans Will Stop At Nothing To Roll Back Voting Rights

“Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas state legislature should be ashamed of themselves. After months of protest from activists, experts, constituents, and their own colleagues railing against Senate Bill 1, Texas Republicans have brushed off the demands of millions of Texans and approved the most restrictive voter suppression bill in the nation. This bill turns back the clock on [...]

September 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

House Vote for John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Marks Milestone for Protecting Voting Rights – But It’s Only The First Step

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act: “With last night’s House vote to move the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act forward, we’re back in the game of protecting our most basic right as Americans: the right to vote. For [...]

August 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Voters Matter, T.X. Reps Reynolds and Hinojosa Issue Statements as Senate Delays Acting on Voting Rights and Stays in Weekend Session on Infrastructure Bill

This weekend, as voting rights continue to come under attack in communities across America, the U.S. Senate has suspended its usual recess to consider an infrastructure spending bill. In the meantime, Republican lawmakers in nearly all 50 states are considering legislation to limit absentee voting, remove ballot drop boxes, shorten voting hours, and impose other cruel voter restrictions.  Black Voters [...]

July 31st, 2021|News|0 Comments

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|1 Comment

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

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