Black Church Action Fund
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Black Church Action Fund / Black Church Partners Announces Convention-Related Events


By - Aug 16th, 2020 06:28 pm

MILWAUKEE – The Black Church Action Fund today announced a series of events during the Democratic National Convention. The group has pledged to register, educate and moblize 1 million faith voters in key states including like FL, GA, WI, MI, PA, OH and NV . The line up of events includes a screening of a forthcoming docu-series, “Prophesy or Perish: Reclaiming Our Collective Strength,” on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 1 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. US Senate Candidate Raphael Warnock will join as a special guest respondent. Other guests throughout the week include: NBA Coach Steve Kerr, US Congresswoman Lucy McBath, former DNC CEO Leah Daughtry, Bishop Frank Reid, Pastor Jamal Bryant, Pastor Traci Blackmon, NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Artist Hank Willis Thomas, Emmy Award Winning Journalist Suzy Shuster and many more.

The full event list is below. All events will be held virtually and streamed via the Black Church PAC and the LIVE FREE USA Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

Rise Up Clergy: AME Edition
August 17 at 2PM EST
Bishop Frank Reid, Pastor Tony Lee and other AME leaders are excited to partner with Black Church Action Fund for a civic engagement training on Monday, August 17, from 11AM PST/ 2PM EST. To register for the training go to

Masks for the People Humanitarian Campaign Discussion
August 17 at 7PM EST
Special Guest Host: Suzy Shuster, Emmy Award Winning Journalist
Special Guests: Michael Irvin, NFL Hall of Famer; Hank Willis Thomas, Artist; Dejauna Thompson, Woke Vote

Prophesy or Perish Short Film Screening & Panel Discussion w/ US Senate Candidate Raphael Warnock
August 18 at 1PM EST
Panel Conversation moderated by Mark Thompson
Panelists: Bishop Leah Daughtry, Pastor Michael McBride, Dr. Otis Moss, Rahiel Tesfamariam, Bishop Frank Reid
The film can be accessed here:  and

Bullets + Ballots: How Voting Increases Peace in the Streets w/ GA Congresswoman Lucy McBath (invited)
August 19 at 1PM
Co-Sponsors: LIVE FREE, Black Church Action Fund, The Freedom Summer, March for our Lives, Cities United, Life Camp, Inc
Panel Conversations moderated by: Pastor Michael McBride and Pastor Jamal Bryant
Panelists include: Erica Ford, LIFE Camp; David Hogg, March for our Lives; Anthony Smith, Cities United

Black Church Votes!
Leading First Ladies, Pastors, Bishops and Denominational Leaders will discuss our united efforts to activate the Black Church to vote in 2020 Elections.

Organize the Church: Week In Review
Virtual Concert & Souls to the Polls Kickoff
Invited Guests: Brian Courtney Wilson, Juan and Lisa Winans, Erica Campbell, Dejauna Thompson, Traci Blackmon, Ben Stephens, Stephen Green, Neichelle Guidry, Noel Jones, Edgar Vann, Yvette Flunder and more

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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