Black Westchester presents The People Before Politics Radio Show – Episode 314 with host AJ Woodson and Robert ‘Dr. Bob’ Baskerville and Special Guest Co-host Tasha D. Young. This weeks topic: Westchester Goes to March On Washington For Voter’s Rights. a recap of the March, The role Westchester County played in the March, and why the protection of Voter’s Rights are important here in Westchester.
Black Westchester was blessed to get press credentials for the March On Washington For Voter’s Rights, Saturday, August 28th. Thank you to Mercury LLC, and Al B Sure and Ann McDermott to make sure are credentials were confirmed.
Westchester activists joined thousands of other marchers Washington, D.C., and other major cities to rally for voting rights, nearly six decades years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. They organizing the bus ride, leaving from Cross Country Shopping Center parking lot to the historic event continuing the great efforts made by Black activists to expand civil rights. Many died for the right to vote, but the work is not done and now 58 years later, Westchester once again is part of the fight for the right to vote and for our votes to count.
On Sunday, September 5th we invited the organizers of the bus ride Subomi Macaulay – the President of Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Cheryl Brannan – CEO and Founder of Sister to Sister International, Inc. (STSI) and others who traveled to DC for the march from Westchester to talk about the importance of the march and protecting Voter’s Rights.
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