Press Room

2020

May 21, 2020 – Tennessee LookoutLeaders of civic group give detailed economic recommendations to Cooper

May 13, 2020 – The ChattanooganLabor Unions, NAACP File Federal Lawsuit Seeking Expanded Absentee Voting

May 11, 2020 – Daily MemphianMemphians challenge state for universal absentee voting

May 8, 2020 – The TennesseanGroups call on Nashville to use COVID-19 stimulus to help renters, small business owners

May 8, 2020 – Tennessee LookoutThe Equity Alliance leaders make case for mail-in voting amid pandemic

May 5, 2020 – The Nashville SceneThe Tornado and COVID-19 Throw a Wrench in the Already-Challenging Census

May 5, 2020 – The TennesseanHow The Equity Alliance is supporting North Nashville after the tornadoes

April 23, 2020 – The Guardian ‘We can’t afford to wait’: coronavirus could shut out droves of new US voters

April 8, 2020 – Rolling StoneThe Coronavirus Is Also Attacking the Ballot Box

March 17, 2020 – WTVF News Channel 5, Open Line – Tornadoes Increase North Nashville Gentrification

March 9, 2020 – 90.3 WPLN News – Organizers Share Tips To Avoid Predatory Developers And Fake Contractors In North Nashville

March 9, 2020 – The TennesseanNorth Nashville needs shift from material to monetary as tornado recovery continues

March 8, 2020 – WSMV News Channel 4 – Rush to protect from rain, tornado victims should beware scammers

March 8, 2020 – WTVF News Channel 5 – North Nashville residents urged not to sell homes

March 8, 2020 – WZTV Fox 17 – Homeowners of tornado-stricken properties in Nashville advised not to sell

March 6, 2020 – The Nashville Scene After the Tornado, Vultures Descend on North Nashville

March 6, 2020 – CityLabAfter Tornado, Nashville Braces for Disaster Capitalism

2019

October 26, 2019 – NPR Weekend EditionLISTEN: How to Respond When Election Interference Targets African American Voters

October 16, 2019 – Washington ExaminerBlack Women Suffragists Set the Bar for African Americans at the Polls Today

August 14, 2019 – Pew Charitable Trusts/StatelineTennessee Made It Harder to Register Voters. Activists Consider What’s Next.

May 24, 2019 – Washington PostHow a large-scale effort to register black voters led to a crackdown in Tennessee

April 16, 2019 – New York TimesTennessee Advances Bill That Could Make It Harder to Register New Voters

April 13, 2019 – CNN – Tennessee wants to make it harder to hold voter registration drives

February 15, 2019 – Daily Memphian – Diverse coalition backs easier restoration of felon voting rights

2018

October 27, 2018 – ThinkProgress – Fresh from victory after ballot access fight, organizers in Tennessee energize black voters

October 25, 2018 – Nashville PRIDE – Equity Alliance and Tumblr team up for #VotingIsLit Community Block Party

September 29, 2018 – NewsChannel 5 – 200 Man Stand Encourages Community To Register To Vote

July 19, 2018 – Nashville PRIDE – Black Women’s Empowerment Brunch held

July 19, 2018 – Tennessee Tribune – New Guide Out for Minority Professionals (mention)

July 14, 2018 – The Tennessean – Bredesen: Trump’s call whether to meet with Putin following indictment of Russians (mention)

June 28, 2018 – Nashville PRIDE – The Equity Alliance introduces Black Women for Tennessee

April 19, 2018 – The Tennessean – Why black churches in Nashville are ramping up voter registration efforts in 2018

April 2, 2018 – The Tennessee Tribune – The Equity Alliance Releases Nashville Voters Guide

March 17, 2018 – The TennesseanOpinion: Black Votes Have Always Mattered

March 29, 2018 – The Tennessee Tribune – Voter Registration Ends Tuesday

2017

August 24, 2017 – WSMV Channel 4 – Meeting planned to discuss Greer Stadium redevelopment

August 30, 2017 – Nashville Post – Cloud Hill critics want Metro to reconsider

August 30, 2017 – The Tennessean – Transit coalition quietly forms to boost Mayor Barry’s funding referendum in Nashville

September 1, 2017 – The Tennessean Op-Ed – It’s time to make the black vote count

September 7,  2017 – The Tennessean – Nashville mayor, boosters to launch petition-drive for transit funding referendum

September 8, 2017 – The Tennessean – Who’s on the coalition backing Mayor Barry’s transit funding referendum

September 11, 2017 – Nashville Business Journal – Coalition of nearly 40 groups backs Mayor Barry’s transit push

September 26, 2017 – The Tennessean Letters to the Editor – Transit debate must include all voices

December 12, 2017 – The Tennessee TribuneEquity Alliance Leaders Endorse Project Register