Our Voices

You don’t have to wonder what is one the minds of Black women when it comes to using the power of the vote to impact and uplift our community. Our voices is the collective community of Black women voters providing perspective on our unique power to influence this election and beyond.

#BlackWomenVote Influencer: Tianna Gaines-Turner

The black women vote for this election is important because we have to make sure that we continue the fight of all our African-American sisters who have paved the way for us in the past, like Shirley Chisholm. There was a time when women of any color were not allowed to vote and didn’t have… Read More »

#BlackWomenVote Influencer: Starrene Rhett Rocque

I vote to keep the legacy of my foremothers alive. It’s because of them that my voice matters. Starrene Rhett Rocque Writer.Editrix.Author

#BlackWomenVote Influencer: Tia Oso

“If the Freedom Democratic Party is not seated now, I question America. Is this America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, where we have to sleep with our telephones off the hooks because our lives be threatened daily, because we want to live as decent human beings, in America?” Mississippi… Read More »

#BlackWomenVote Influencer: Anthea Butler

As a voting bloc, the most consistent and loyal voters are African American female voters to the Democratic party. The power of African American women in this 2016 election cycle cannot be underestimated, and it shows in the myriad ways that Hillary Clinton has courted Black women’s votes. Clinton’s almost weekly visits to Black churches,… Read More »

#BlackWomenVote Influencer: Jasmine Johnson, MSM

Women historically have served as the pillar of the family, and Black women especially as the matriarch. We know the statistics on how women drive both the decision and the dollar within households, and we need to expand that same power with our vote to ensure that our voice is heard and the issues that… Read More »