Black Voters to Host Press Conference on Filing of Federal Lawsuit as Individuals Regarding Georgia Public Service Commission Elections
ATLANTA - On Tuesday, July 14th at 10:00 AM, James Woodall of the Georgia NAACP, Richard Rose of the Atlanta NAACP, Wanda Mosely of Black Voters Matter, and Brionté McCorkle of the Georgia Conservation Voters will hold a press conference to discuss the federal lawsuit they will be filing that day as individuals (and not on behalf of their respective organizations). The lawsuit challenges discrimination against black voters in the Georgia Public Service Commission elections and seeks to ensure more equitable representation by giving black voters the opportunity to elect their fair share of commissioners going forward. The plaintiffs are represented by Atlanta-based attorney Bryan Sells and by Nico Martinez and Wesley A. Morrissette of Bartlit Beck LLP. WHO:
Brionté McCorkle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard Rose, Atlanta NAACP, email@example.com
James Woodall, Georgia NAACP, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanda Mosely, Black Voters Matter, email@example.com
WHAT: Press Conference on Filing Federal Lawsuit Regarding Public Service Commission Elections WHEN: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 10 A.M. EST WHERE: Richard Russel B. Federal Building (front steps, facing Ted Turner Drive) 75 Ted Turner Drive SW Atlanta, GA 30303 Facebook Live @ facebook.com/MajorWoodall16 ### About Georgia NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has had an unbroken presence in Georgia since 1917. The Georgia NAACP maintains a network of units throughout Georgia, from cities to small rural counties. The Georgia NAACP has been the most effective and consistent advocates for African American civil rights in Georgia. You can read more about the Georgia NAACP’s work and mission at naacpga.org.