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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

Democracy is Good for Business

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement in response to an open letter from hundreds of businesses, executives, and influencers opposing racist voter suppression legislation: “We know all too well that the movement to fight voter suppression and expand voting rights is not limited to one state. If you’ve been watching us, you know [...]

April 14th, 2021|News|0 Comments

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

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