Inspired by Black leaders, we’re celebrating Black History Month by donating 15% of February sales to When We All Vote.
From Ida B. Wells to Bayard Rustin to Stacey Abrams, Black American political leaders have taught us that when it comes to ensuring liberty and justice for all, words mean very little without action.
At Laude the Label, we strive to back our brand values with action that moves our world toward greater equality. Inspired by Black leaders, we’re celebrating this Black History Month by donating 15% of February sales to When We All Vote. Founded by former First Lady Michelle Obama, When We All Vote works to close the age and race gap in U.S. voting by encouraging political participation that advances equality.
This work is especially vital now. Racist and misguided efforts to restrict access to voting are growing throughout the country. Since the 2020 election, ten states have passed laws that restrict voting access, with many other states proposing such legislation. Some of the methods of voter suppression include:
Martin Luther King, Jr. said that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.”
Voter suppression is a threat to injustice everywhere and is an unraveling thread that puts the fabric of our democracy at risk. But small acts, especially when multiplied by the efforts of many, can help us knit a stronger democracy and a more just world.
01. Berkley News - GOP Suppressing Minority Voters. 02. Washington Post - Mail In Voting and False Claims.03. American Bar - Voter Purges.
04. National Public Radio - Restricted Voter Access by Location. 05. KUT - Texas Voting Laws 06. The Guardian - Voter Purges in Black Student Populations