“Yes I am a woman and my eyes are squarely centered on Black Liberation”
While we are in this deeply reflective moment in this country, let’s remember that Black girls deserve to live in a world where they can dream with unlimited options. I often think of Darnella Frazier, the 17-year-old Black girl who filmed police “lynching” George Floyd on May 25. The video went viral and moved the United States and the world to mass protests against police brutality and racial injustice. It was [...]
Despite Donald Trump’s efforts to spread misinformation and fear about the upcoming election, Black Voters Matter Fund co-founder LaTosha Brown says people plan to vote “come heck or high water.” She tells Katy Tur unlike other recent elections, “people are angry” on the ground and turning that feeling into energy.
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. Latosha Brown speaks to the role of Black women in this movement as well as it's impact on today's political climate.