Speak That! Talks: Award-winning Community Activist Working to End Voter #Suppression
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About the Event
We are excited to celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth all month with weekly TALKs featuring prominent Black women and men shaping history! Join Speak That! Movement Founder and Speak That! Talks Creator, Producer and Host Tiara M. Tucker for our 40th live consecutive show to kick off the month! We will be joined by Guest Speaker Charlane Oliver, the co-founder and co-executive director of the Equity Alliance based in Tennessee.
Hailed as a “Now Generation Activist” by The Tennessean and a 2019 Woman of Influence by the Nashville Business Journal, Charlane Oliver is an award-winning community organizer, respected movement builder, and public relations strategist. Recently she was named to Nashville’s 2020 Power 100 list and is considered a rising star among Music City’s political scene. She is the co-founder and co-executive director of The Equity Alliance, a nonprofit that works to build independent political power among the Black electorate and end voter suppression in a state with one of the lowest voter participation rates in the nation.
With the recent election of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, Charlane has been named among 8 women fighting for voting rights in the South.
As a trusted voice on voting rights issues, her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, National Journal, Pew Charitable Trusts, Huffington Post, the Associated Press, Think Progress, on NPR Weekend Edition, MSNBC, CNN, internationally and throughout Tennessee. She has graced the coveted stage at the inaugural TEDxNashvilleWomen and has been a featured guest on various local television broadcasts, radio stations and national podcasts.
Join in on the live conversation on the Speak That Movement Facebook and YouTube page because we want to hear from you! Invite your tribe, family and friends to meet us for this empowering, inspiring and fun conversation on Thursday, 2/4/21 at 8 PM, CST!
Speak That! Talks is the unscripted, unfiltered and uncensored live platform created to virtually TALK every Thursday at 8 PM, CST on the Speak That Movement Facebook and YouTube pages. Speak That! Talks is your unique opportunity to pause, virtually connect with others, TALK about trending hot topics (or listen and learn), and discover how you can unapologetically live your best life during and after COVID-19. We will also combat mental health and social injustices along the way.