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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

Black Voters Matter Expands its Partnership with the AME Church to Support Voter Engagement Efforts

ATLANTA - Today, Black Voters Matter announced an expansion of its partnership with The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in which it will invest $600K in grants to be dispersed in nine Episcopal Districts across 13 states in support of church-led GOTV efforts throughout the South. Participating AME churches will use the grant to activate community outreach to friends and [...]

September 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Expands its Partnership with the AME Church to Support Voter Engagement Efforts

Black Voters Matter Speaks Out on Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued the following statement today in response to President Biden’s emergency declaration for Jackson's water crisis: “President Biden’s decision to send federal resources to Mississippi has brought national attention to a long-standing water crisis and infrastructure issue that has disproportionately impacted low-income and Black communities in Jackson, MS for decades. [...]

September 1st, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Speaks Out on Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi

Black Voters Matter: Celebrating Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Supreme Court Appointment

We congratulate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her historic accomplishment as the first Black woman to sit on the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court in its 233-year history. This day is long overdue, and would not have been possible without Black voter turnout and Georgia voters, in particular, who showed up in 2021 to secure two important senator seats. [...]

June 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter: Celebrating Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Supreme Court Appointment

Black Voters Matter: SCOTUS Decision To Overturn Roe V. Wade Puts Black Lives At Risk

Following today’s Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization case to overturn Roe v Wade, Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, Legal Director of Black Voters Matter, issued the following statement:  In today’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, a dangerous precedent has been set that takes away a [...]

June 24th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter: SCOTUS Decision To Overturn Roe V. Wade Puts Black Lives At Risk

Black Voters Matter & Partners: Florida’s Appeal Does Nothing To Change Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Attack On Black Representation

Florida's First District Court of Appeal has issued a stay and reinstated a gerrymandered congressional map drawn by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The organizational Plaintiffs in this case, which include Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute, the League of Women Voters of Florida, Equal Ground Education Fund, and Florida Rising Together, issued the following joint statement in response to the court's [...]

May 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter & Partners: Florida’s Appeal Does Nothing To Change Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Attack On Black Representation

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