Black voters in South Carolina as microcosm for 2020 election

With the South Carolina Democratic primary underway, black voters in South Carolina are discussed as a microcosm for how black voters feel across the nation regarding the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. Co-founder of Black Voters Matter, LaTosha Brown, joins Joy Reid to discuss.   Watch Full Video Here

By |March 12th, 2020|

The World Needs Us

Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. In this episode, A'shanti speaks with LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund. LaTosha talks about what led her to fight for voting rights, the importance of giving back, and how we must protect our right to vote. Listen Here

By |January 23rd, 2020|

Ahead of Election Season, LaTosha Brown Discusses Empowering Black Voters

By Elizabeth Gabriel As election season approaches, minority groups may feel discouraged to go to the polls. KLCC’s Elizabeth Gabriel sat down with LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, to discuss the importance of community members using their right to vote. Starting the “Get Out the Vote” Bus Tour Question: Can you talk about the “Get Out the Vote” bus tour and your efforts to increase the black vote? Brown: Okay. So, you know, we are really a power building organization. We don't say that we're a voting organization. We're a power building organization and what I mean by that is, many of the communities that we work with—they have really over the years—they've lost power. Some of them have lost control of their school board, their county commission. There’re all kinds of problems or issues in their community, and they should be engaged in that process. In the shaping of the policy that impacts them. And one way to [...]

By |January 23rd, 2020|