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G.A. Voter Restrictions are Blatant Voter Suppression — Elected Leaders, Business Community Must Take a Stand

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued the following statement as Georgia lawmakers advance at least five proposals to restrict voting rights: “The state of Georgia is threatening to put a chokehold on our elections. In a matter of weeks, the Georgia legislature has pushed measures to end automatic voter registration, limit absentee voting, and strengthen [...]

March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

BVM Co-founder LaTosha Brown Selected as a Member of the Senior Advisory Committee at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s Kennedy School

Congratulations to our co-founder LaTosha Brown for being selected as a Senior Advisory Committee member at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University's Kennedy School. In this role, Brown will work with five other committee members to advance the Institute's mission to inspire Harvard students to pursue pathways in politics and public service. The expertise, experiences, and professional networks of [...]

February 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Black Voters in G.A. Made History Once Again with Record-Breaking Turnout in Senate Runoff Elections

LaTosha Brown and Cliff Albright, co-founders of Black Voters Matter, issued this statement following unprecedented turnout among Black voters in Georgia in the January 5 Senate runoffs, which resulted in the victories of Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff:  “Once again, Georgia voters have used their voices and their voting power to change the course of this nation. In November, [...]

January 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

NYT Story: Knocking on Two Million Doors in Georgia

Leveda Walker was at her home in Warner Robins, Ga., watching “Once Upon a Christmas” with her 8-year-old son, Moses, in early December when a motor-coach tour bus pulled up across the street. A caravan of cars followed behind the bus, the occupants honking horns, waving signs and pumping their fists, disrupting the quiet of a Sunday afternoon in Walker’s [...]

January 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Georgia Special Election

Thank  you to all the many voters who came out in record numbers for this past Presidential election. Georgia made history and we need to do it again. In some states, if a candidate does not receive more than 50% of the vote, a new election is held between the top two vote recipients. This new election is called a [...]

December 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

BLACK VOTERS MATTER ANNOUNCES GEORGIA BUS TOUR TO REACH BLACK VOTERS AHEAD OF CRITICAL SENATE RUN-OFF ELECTION

Today, Black Voters Matter (BVM) announced a statewide tour on the “Blackest Bus in America” to reach Black voters in Georgia through its “Let’s Do It Again” initiative. The tour, which kicks off Saturday, December 12 in Macon, is a part of BVM’s broader efforts to engage Black voters in Georgia around the issues impacting their communities and help them [...]

December 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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