Voter Suppression

Film Gives Unflinching Look at Voter Suppression in U.S. | The Washington Informer

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James Wright, he U.S. political system has been partial to right-wing politicians and causes because of their use of money and organization for voter suppression, particularly against people of color, according to the gripping film “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook.” Two screenings of the film were held Friday morning at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest as a […]
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Police look into threatening letter sent to North Carolina mayor | The Hill

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John Bowden, The Hill Vi Lyles, 68, the first black woman to serve as Charlotte’s mayor, referenced her experience growing up in the segregated South during a city council vote on a resolution condemning President Trump’s “racist and xenophobic comments.” (Travis Dove/For The Washington Post). Featured Image in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating after a threatening letter was sent to numerous […]
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Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes | The Guardian

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Khushbu Shah, The Guardian The Equity Alliance registered nearly 100,000 black voters in Tennessee during the midterm elections in 2018. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images. Featured Image Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, registering black voters across Tennessee. In the end, she estimates […]
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Virginia GOPs Appeal Decision for New Legislative Map That Won’t Pack Black Voters Into Certain Districts | Atlanta Black Star

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FacebookTwitterMailAssociated Press , Atlanta Black Star Photo illustration by Tracy Ma. Source photograph by Carol M. Highsmith, via Library of Congress. Featured Image — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. The case involves 11 […]
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