“Yes I am a woman and my eyes are squarely centered on Black Liberation”
LaTosha Brown opened with a song. Speaking about voting rights one recent spring day in Selma, Alabama, the Black activist delivered the civil rights anthem “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” in a voice showcasing her background as a jazz singer. She told her audience, through music, that the fight for equal access to the ballot box was as urgent as ever. The song drew cheers from a few dozen listeners, [...]
In the aftermath of the powerful racial justice protests that swept the nation in the summer of 2020, the Raikes Foundation launched the Black Leadership & Power Fund to support leaders of color working to build power and advance anti-racist policy change. Black Voters Matter, led by indefatigable Executive Director LaTosha Brown, was at the top of our list. The Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute aims to increase power and [...]
As GOP lawmakers ramp up efforts to make it harder to vote, one voting rights advocates says this is an all hands on deck moment. Tory Gavito, co-founder & President of Way to Win and LaTosha Brown the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund join American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss how federal action could stop most of these restrictive voting measures.