In celebration of the 19th Amendment – Women’s Suffrage – being ratified 100 years ago this week, Deon and Roxanne Taylor’s BE WOKE. VOTE initiative presents #LADIESBEWOKE, a video that honors these women by encouraging everyone to continue to use their right to vote.
Featuring Kim Kardashian, Maxine Waters, Chelsea Handler, Blac Chyna, Zulay Henao, Erika Alexander, Robert F. Smith and more
WHAT: Be Woke. Vote, a social media philanthropic initiative to encourage non-voters to vote and young people to discuss political issues affecting our communities. The bipartisan series is hosted by CNN’s Van Jones as well as Roland Martin and Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris.
WHO: BE WOKE.VOTE features interviews with major celebrities and newsmakers from entertainment to pop culture, including Kim Kardashian-West, Jamie Foxx, Chelsea Handler, Will.i.am, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin), BJ the Chicago Kid, Bresha Webb, Maxine Waters, James Lawson, LisaRaye, Erica Ash, Chuck D, Zuly Henao, and Erika Alexander. Be Woke. Vote won two Webby Awards in 2020.
WHERE: BE WOKE.VOTE is mobilizing the vote with both virtual and in-person events, including a Drive-Thru Voter Registration in Compton on September 19th.
WHEN: BE.WOKE vote initiatives are happening now through voting day on November 3rd. More information and resources can be found at https://bewoke.vote/