Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: Voting Rights Act

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”

What happened to the Voting Rights Act?

There’s no telling what we’ll be able to accomplish when we win the battle for voting rights.

Responding to voter suppression, understanding manipulated elections

Voter suppression has gotten more sophisticated in recent elections.

It’s time to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act

On the 52nd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, 31 states with histories of racial discrimination no longer have federal oversight of their voting process.

Restoring the Voting Rights Act

This week, the Voting Rights Advancement Act was introduced in Congress in hopes of restoring Section 5 to modern standards.

Republicans responsible for voter suppression in 2016

With a Republican majority currently held in all three branches, there will most likely be a lot more barriers and restrictions in the times ahead.

With voting rights protections gutted, polling places have been shuttered on...

Decisions to shutter or reduce voting locations are often made quietly and at the last minute, making pre-election intervention or litigation virtually impossible.

As Trump Conjures the Voter Fraud Boogeyman, Voter Suppression is the...

Nearly 1 in 3 eligible voters in the upcoming election will be a member of a minority group.

The Voting Rights Act 2.0

Over half a century after the Voting Rights Act became law, the struggle continues.

Martin Luther King III: Don't Idolize My Father, Embrace His Ideals...

In celebration of Bloody Sunday, King’s eldest son, Martin Luther King III, spoke this past weekend in Selma and asked the people to embrace his father's ideals of freedom, justice and equality rather than idolize him.

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Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

Corals spawning gives scientists hope for ‘vulnerable ecosystem’

The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."

All 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

“It’s been a long fight. It’s been a hard fight, but God is good… I never thought this day would come, but God is good, and I just want to tell everybody thank you, thank you for those who marched, those who prayed.”

Former police detective fatally shot by Kansas police

“The family of Lionel Womack thanks the members of the Kansas City community for your outpouring of support after their devastating loss yesterday."