“Yes I am a woman and my eyes are squarely centered on Black Liberation”
This panel will feature Nikole Hannah-Jones (Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, creator of the 1619 Project) and LaTosha Brown (co-founder of Black Voters Matter), and be moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar, professor of history, UConn.
This thought-provoking discussion will cover:
- American Black history
- Role of Black philanthropy in voting and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Key philanthropic strategies used in social justice movements
MSNBC’s Joy Reid is reportedly in talks for a promotion to weeknights, and she may have just vaulted frequent guest Tiffany Cross to the top of the short list to replace her with the announcement that Cross will guest-host next week’s first Joy-less AM Joy. Please join me this Sunday when I will be one of Tiffany’s special guest!
LaTosha Brown, the cofounder of Black Voters Matter, was out until past midnight last Tuesday, helping Georgians who had waited in line for five hours or more to cast ballots in a primary where voters in predominantly African American precincts faced unconscionable delays. Now, she wants answers—and action. “The voter suppression we witnessed in Georgia,” she says, “is a dress rehearsal of what will come in November unless […]