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Black Voters Matter Issues A Statement Following the Federal Court’s Recent Decision To Strike Down the Alabama GOP’s Attempt To Deny Access To Black Voters

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, National Legal Director of Black Voters Matter issued a statement following the federal court’s recent decision to strike down the Alabama GOP’s attempt to deny access to Black voters Today, the Federal District Court of Alabama rightly admonished the Alabama GOP in the Milligan vs Evans case [...]

September 6th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issues A Statement Following the Federal Court’s Recent Decision To Strike Down the Alabama GOP’s Attempt To Deny Access To Black Voters

Black Voters Matter Issues Statement Following Announcement From Atlanta City Council On Plans To Use Voter Suppression Tactic For #StopCopCity Referendum Petition

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, National Legal Director of Black Voters Matter issue a statement following announcement from Atlanta City Council on plans to use voter suppression tactic for #StopCopCity referendum petition We strongly condemn the recent announcement from the Atlanta City Council regarding plans to use signature matching, a form of [...]

August 22nd, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issues Statement Following Announcement From Atlanta City Council On Plans To Use Voter Suppression Tactic For #StopCopCity Referendum Petition

Black Voters Matter Issues Statement Following The Criminal Indictment of Former President Donald Trump in the 2020 Elections Case

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, National Legal Director of Black Voters Matter issue a statement following the indictment of former President Donald Trump A Georgia grand jury took the right action by issuing a fourth indictment against twice impeached former President Donald Trump and 18 of his allies, on multiple counts of [...]

August 15th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issues Statement Following The Criminal Indictment of Former President Donald Trump in the 2020 Elections Case

Black Voters Matter Issues Statement On Ohio’s Landmark Win on Issue 1

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, National Legal Director of Black Voters Matter issue the following statement on Tuesday's landmark win in Ohio On Tuesday, Ohio voters sent a very clear message to the GOP that they will not be forced backward. 57% of voters overwhelmingly rejected the ballot measure that would have [...]

August 10th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issues Statement On Ohio’s Landmark Win on Issue 1

Black Voters Matter Issued The Following Statement On The Reintroduction Of The Freedom To Vote Act

Today, congressional leaders reintroduced critical voting rights legislation. Cliff Albright, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Black Voters Matter, attended the announcement alongside civil rights advocates from several organizations including the League of Women Voters and Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. “The re-introduction of the Freedom to Vote Act is essential to overcoming the obstacles of new voter suppression [...]

July 19th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issued The Following Statement On The Reintroduction Of The Freedom To Vote Act

Black Voters Matter Issued The Following Statement In Response To SCOTUS Ruling Striking Down Affirmative Action

Cliff Albright and LaTosha Brown, co-founders of Black Voters Matter and April England-Albright, National Legal Director of Black Voters Matter, issued the following statement in response to SCOTUS ruling striking down Affirmative Action:  “In one term, the U.S. Supreme Court took one step forward and three steps back by creating yet another barrier to access and opportunity within American democracy [...]

June 29th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Issued The Following Statement In Response To SCOTUS Ruling Striking Down Affirmative Action

Black Voters Matter Launches “Black Reparations Fund” To Support Local Efforts To Advance Reparations Study and Research

National voting rights organization to award nearly $150K in grants to local grassroots groups  under the Black Reparations Fund initiative GEORGIA — Today, in an effort to help close the racial wealth gap, Black Voters Matter (BVM) announced the Black Reparations Fund, a new initiative under the We Won’t Black Down campaign that will support local grassroots groups’ efforts to [...]

June 27th, 2023|Comments Off on Black Voters Matter Launches “Black Reparations Fund” To Support Local Efforts To Advance Reparations Study and Research
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