People Of Color Are Still Being Locked Out of the Democratic Process | Colorlines A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reinforces what many already know: the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act made it easier for states to discriminate at the voting booth.

A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reinforces what many already know: the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act made it easier for states to discriminate at the voting booth.

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How Black women are organizing to energize voters | The Philadelphia Tribune Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of Black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathering with a freedom song.

Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of Black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathering with a freedom song.

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When Having a Progressive Record Isn’t Enough | The Atlantic Ayanna Pressley’s challenge to the Democrat Mike Capuano in Massachusetts shows how the left is looking for candidates with “lived experience.”

Ayanna Pressley’s challenge to the Democrat Mike Capuano in Massachusetts shows how the left is looking for candidates with “lived experience.”

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Democratic Socialism Threatens Minorities | The Atlantic Nothing better protects victims of bigotry than a system where they can pursue their needs and wants outside the realm of popular control.

Nothing better protects victims of bigotry than a system where they can pursue their needs and wants outside the realm of popular control.

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An assault on minority voting continues in North Carolina | The Washington Post This year, GOP lawmakers took a new tack, trying to place a proposal on the November ballot that would in the future scratch the final Saturday of early voting, a day that in recent years has attracted large numbers of blacks to the polls.

This year, GOP lawmakers took a new tack, trying to place a proposal on the November ballot that would in the future scratch the final Saturday of early voting, a day that in recent years has attracted large numbers of blacks to the polls.

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How to Win Elections in a System ‘Not Set Up for Us’ | The Atlantic The Collective PAC's Black Campaign School is backed by—and a challenge to—the Democratic establishment. It’s trying to increase representation in a country where 90 percent of all elected officials are white.

The Collective PAC’s Black Campaign School is backed by—and a challenge to—the Democratic establishment. It’s trying to increase representation in a country where 90 percent of all elected officials are white.

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