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Attacks on Voting Rights Are Intolerable, Must Be Condemned

Buttressed on a lie, Trump is looking to make it harder to vote by questioning the integrity of our election system.

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Turning Hatred and Xenophobia Into Policy Is Wrong, Immoral and Anti-American

It was clear from the beginning that the slogan, ‘Make America Great Again,’ was a call to white nationalists and a nod to exclusionary policies that target people of color.

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A Time to Fight, Organize and Protect

A candidate who won on racism, sexism and xenophobia is moving into the White House.

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Video of North Carolina Police Officer’s Assault of Black Female Student Shows Why Cops Don’t Belong in Schools

Schools should be a safe place for learning and growth for all children. This can’t happen until officers are taken out of schools.

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Police Must be Held Accountable for the Murder of Walter Scott

To anyone who cannot comprehend why Black and Brown communities and their allies are marching in the streets screaming ‘Black Lives Matter,’ this is why.

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Sessions is Latest Dangerous Addition to Trump Administration

Offering Jeff Sessions the post of attorney general is how Trump comes through in his promise – we are witnessing how words morph into policies and practices that harm people of color.

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Statement from Missouri Voter Protection Coalition on Amendment 6

Missouri’s photo ID requirement could still be subject to legal challenge under other provisions of state and federal law, including the United States Constitution.

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Statement from Advancement Project

“Our love and support for one another is strong. In the days to come, as we heal and come together, it will only become stronger.”

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Voting Rights Advocates Demand Removal of Police in Polling Places

Placing police at poll sites can be inherently intimidating to voters, particularly in communities of color where such presence has historical ties to efforts to impede voter access to the polls.

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Voting Rights Advocates Take Stand Against Voter Intimidation in North Miami

Barriers have been strategically placed and found in every step of the voting process from registration all the way to the ballot box.

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Rampant, Racially Charged Falsehoods About Voter Fraud Undermine Our Democracy

No one – no individual, organization or candidate – has the right to restrict participation of eligible voters in the process.

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Voting Rights Advocates Detail Plans to Combat Voter Intimidation

Voters should have confidence that this election cycle, there will be an army of legal staff, non-profits and volunteers who will be working to ensure their access to the ballot.

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