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BLACK VOTERS MATTER FUND: G.A. SEC. OF STATE ANNOUNCEMENT IS A DISTRACTION FROM REAL INJUSTICE

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter Fund, issued the following statement in response Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s announcement alleging more than 1,000 instances of “double-voting”: “The announcement from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger shows just how desperate Republicans are to undermine the November election. Secretary Raffensperger’s accusations of so-called ‘double voting’ play on [...]

September 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Queen Latifah interviews Latosha Brown

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Fast Facts 'It was like the Willy Wonka golden ticket': Amazon customer reveals his first… NJ.com logo Queen Latifah to host March on Washington Facebook special ahead of virtual march Queen Latifah is marking the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington by hosting a special program on Facebook. Latifah will host [...]

September 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

BLACK VOTERS MATTER FUND: CRISIS IN WISCONSIN SHOWS FAILURE OF OUR LEADERS TO PROTECT, VALUE BLACK LIVES

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter Fund, issued the following statement in response to the crisis unfolding in Kenosha, Wisconsin: “Kenosha, Wisconsin is in crisis. It has been five days since a police officer shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, in front of his young children, and the tragedy in Kenosha continues to unfold. Mr. Blake, [...]

August 31st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Vote by Mail: We’re Ready to Use Our Power at the Polls

It’s important we recognize that Vote by Mail is not just a problem now because of Trump. We face a coordinated and concerted campaign with multiple access points to disproportionately marginalize communities of color and deny votes. Many Black voters feel they will face several challenges this November at the polls. Whether its voting by mail or in person, the [...]

August 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Statement from Cliff Albright on Kamala Harris and VP Selection

Today is truly a historic day, and I join my cofounder LaTosha Brown in congratulating Senator Kamala Harris on her selection to be Joe Biden’s running mate. In this moment, it is only fitting that we reflect on the many Black women who have paved the way for Sen. Harris, including Shirley Chisholm. In November 2019, while commenting on her [...]

August 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

JOE BIDEN GOT IT RIGHT

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, issued the following statement in response to Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s announcement that Senator Kamala Harris will join his campaign as his running mate: “Our call for change on this year’s Democratic ticket has been answered. Today, Joe Biden, had the opportunity to make history by selecting a Black woman to be [...]

August 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

We Have the Power to Make the Voting Rights Act Better | Statement by Cliff Albright

On the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Cliff Albright, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, offers his perspective on what voting means to him.   “During my days as an instructor of Black Studies, I would regularly ask my students if they knew when voting rights for Black (male) voters were first federally protected. Some would be brave enough to [...]

August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments