It's #NationalBlackVoterDay! @StaceyAbrams spoke with us on why voting “is a process” and “not an event," and how young people can defend their right:
1. Make a plan to vote
2. Sign up to be an election worker
3. Volunteer and defend the right to vote
Today is Jada Pinkett Smith's 49th birthday! Back in 1996, the award-winning actress talked to us about the breadth of roles she had under her belt, and continuing to challenge herself. Happy Birthday, Jada! ❤️ https://t.co/mXMpDjY5YO
“Finding the why in our vote is key. Finding the why takes time. It takes patience and an empathic ear. Some conversations will require more effort and creativity, but the goals remain the same: normalizing civic engagement and getting us out to vote.” -@kena1019https://t.co/9S4xPIC2TN
NEW: MTV, Comedy Central and VH1 donating $250,000 to help Florida's returning citizens pay off their fines and fees.
They estimate it will help over 1,200 people be able to vote in November https://t.co/vBr0Tmdmn3
What @jigolden said: “These stunts are worthless if temporary and short-lived... If anything, they shine a light on the fact that we cannot live without these platforms since everyone always comes back" https://t.co/3oegQqFKNI
Had a dynamic chat with @staceyabrams about voter suppression, the power of the youth vote and how to best ensure your vote COUNTS this November.
Also had a chance to watch the new doc, “All In:The Fight for Democracy,” which chronicles the history of voting rights in America. https://t.co/GTz29VOaLO