This ruling validates that lawmakers cannot run roughshod over voters’ rights for their own political gain.
The district continues to suspend, expel, and arrest Black students and students with disabilities at disproportionate rates.
Reporters must make intentional efforts to craft stories that uplift the voices of the most impacted without criminalizing them or adding to existing narratives.
Denying voting rights to people with prior felony convictions was an explicit scheme to eradicate Black voters from Virginia’s electorate.
Through sheer heart and will, the immigrant justice movement swayed a nation and a president toward justice and fairness.
That the right to vote is not enshrined in the Constitution is inextricably tied to the history of race in America.
As we work to make sense of something so utterly incomprehensible, we should be careful not to rush to judgment or demonize certain members of our community.
Alexandria’s discipline policy unfortunately mirrors policies nationally that disproportionately push students of color out of school and into prison.
Laws that disenfranchise voters based on prior mistakes have deeply impacted communities of color who have been targeted by our nation’s broken criminal justice system.