Pamela Moses, BLM leader Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Illegally Voting, Know What Happened


Pamela Moses, the 44-year-old activist and the founder of Black Lives Matter was sentenced to prison for 6 years.

Who is Pamela Moses?

In addition to founding the Memphis chapter of the BLM movement, the activist is also an advocate for social justice. Pamela Mosses, the 44-year-old activist is a mother of two as well. She has graduated from The University of Tennessee. Currently, there is not much information about her place of work or her recent contributions to the BLM movement.

There were 16 felony convictions on Pamela Moses’ record going back decades before that. While on probation, she attempted to register to vote for the most serious one among those. As a part of the process of bringing a complaint against a Shelby County judge, Moses stalked and harassed the judge in 2014.

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The controversy

Sources reveal that Pamela Mosses, the founder of Black Lives Matter registered to vote in 2019. The Memphis City Council informed Moses that her felony record precluded her from running for mayor. Election officials discovered she never took down her name from electoral rolls after her 2015 conviction after digging into her case. Until her probation is complete, Moses is ineligible to vote in Tennessee. Although she had not completed her probation from a 2015 felony conviction, Moses registered to vote. As a result, she faced a six-year sentence behind bars. In what has quickly become a highly controversial case, Moses attributed the blame to the government-run election commission. Moses claims she received a letter from the probation department declaring she was eligible to vote. However, the judge appears to have ignored her claim. Her conviction occurred in November 2021, and the court sentenced her on February 3, 2022.

The Department of Corrections acknowledged that it made a mistake. Even then, they still convicted her for falsifying information on her voter registration. The judge said, “You tricked the probation department into giving you documents saying you were off probation.”

Moses’ challenges are similar to those faced by Hervis Rogers, a Houston man who voted while he was on parole. One of the men arrested was a California man who had voted three times as his late mother. These cases have given credence to Donald Trump’s claim that the 2020 Presidential Election was rigged.

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