Decades before Stacey Abrams, these black women risked their lives to register black voters | The Washington Post

Facebook0Twitter0MailDeNeen L. Brown , The Washington Post Annell Ponder, a civil rights worker who fought against voter suppression in the South, is shown at the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. (Builder Levy (Chrysler Museum of Art)). Featured Image Annell Ponder is one of those fearless black women whose names may not be […]

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The Newest Jim Crow | The New York Times Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Facebook0Twitter0MailMichelle Alexander , The New York Times Courtesy of the Cornell Chapter of Amnesty International. Featured Image In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida restored the vote to over 1.4 million people with felony convictions, and Louisiana passed a constitutional amendment requiring unanimous jury verdicts in felony […]

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Stacey Abrams’s Prescription for a Maternal-Health Crisis | The Atlantic Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor's race.

Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor’s race.

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Under new Oregon law, all eligible voters are registered unless they opt out | Los Angeles Times Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

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N.C. Man Charged with Ethnic Intimidation after Brandishing Weapon at Black Poll Worker | Atlanta Black Star Police have arrested a man accused of harassing and threatening to assault a Black campaign worker at an early-voting location in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.

Police have arrested a man accused of harassing and threatening to assault a Black campaign worker at an early-voting location in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.

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America’s Weaponized Attorneys General | The Atlantic Both parties have taken the gloves off in the midterm elections as they fight for advantage in more than 30 attorneys-general races across the country.

Both parties have taken the gloves off in the midterm elections as they fight for advantage in more than 30 attorneys-general races across the country.

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