New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees | Colorlines An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

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Floridians will vote this fall on restoring voting rights to 1.5 million felons | Orlando Sentinel If the amendment becomes law, it could have a huge effect on elections in a state as evenly split politically as Florida.

If the amendment becomes law, it could have a huge effect on elections in a state as evenly split politically as Florida.

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Supreme Court Ruling On Ohio Voter Purge Will Have Long-Range Impact on Black Votes – Atlanta Black Star The United States Supreme Court’s decision to review a challenge to Ohio’s voters roll purge policy brings the question of voter discrimination to the forefront again.

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to review a challenge to Ohio’s voters roll purge policy brings the question of voter discrimination to the forefront again.

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Here’s What Sen. Kamala Harris Had to Say About The Way We Discuss the Opioid Crisis vs. the Crack Epidemic – Atlanta Black Star California Sen. Kamala Harris isn’t here for the racialized double standard when it comes to discussions surrounding the crack epidemic of the ’80s and early ’90s and the opioid crisis of today.

California Sen. Kamala Harris isn’t here for the racialized double standard when it comes to discussions surrounding the crack epidemic of the ’80s and early ’90s and the opioid crisis of today.

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Redistricting tops the Black political agenda – The Philadelphia Tribune When pollster YouGov asked voters what they knew about redistricting after a controversial ruling in the Supreme Court known as Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, No. 13, a massive cut of 40 percent of voters were “not sure.”

When pollster YouGov asked voters what they knew about redistricting after a controversial ruling in the Supreme Court known as Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, No. 13, a massive cut of 40 percent of voters were “not sure.”

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Goodbye, American neoliberalism. A new era is here: Cornel West Trump’s election was enabled by the policies that overlooked the plight of our most vulnerable citizens. We gird ourselves for a frightening future.

Trump’s election was enabled by the policies that overlooked the plight of our most vulnerable citizens. We gird ourselves for a frightening future.

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