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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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Statement on the Death of Jack Greenberg

Thanks to the work of Jack Greenberg, today’s movements are on more solid footing in our fight.

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5 Issues to Listen For During the First Presidential Debate

Tune in and use the following listening guide to hear what candidates are saying on issues that matter to communities of color.

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Police Killings of Black People Must Stop

The merciless killings of Keith Lamont Scott, Terence Crutcher and Tyre King also perfectly exemplify how Blackness in America is still equated with criminality and guilt.

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Missouri Legislature Continues Attack on Fundamental Right to Vote

Opponents of the right to vote are creating a flawed, expensive, and confusing hurdle for hundreds of thousands of eligible Missouri voters.

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Advocates Respond to Voting Rights Win in Kansas, Georgia and Alabama

This should send a clear message that communities of color, advocates and allies are fighting back and yielding results from North Carolina to Georgia, Wisconsin and across the country.

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Expanding Police in Schools Will Not Address Racial Disparities in School Discipline or Keep Our Children Safe

It’s time to start prioritizing student success, not student criminalization.

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In Victory for Voting Rights, Supreme Court denies North Carolina’s Request for Stay

Opponents of voting rights are running out of ways to keep us from the ballot.

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Trump Goes All In on Fear, Hyperbole

This rhetoric would not lead to making America great, but to dividing the country and instilling fear.

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Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

There is no place for honoring Jim Crow laws like this in Virginia, and certainly not in our legislature.

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North Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law Overturned in Historic Victory for Voting Rights

This ruling validates that lawmakers cannot run roughshod over voters’ rights for their own political gain.

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