The court’s decision admits historic discrimination, but ignores how that discrimination impacts voting rights today.
Our justice system is built on the principals of redemption – that people may redeem themselves from past mistakes and be welcomed home to their communities.
The decree is a critical first step to addressing an entrenched problem, but it must have strong accountability to ensure long-term sustainable change.
This video confirms what data has already shown: School police officers do little keep students safe.
Every day that goes by is a day in which another Black student risks being criminalized and pushed out by Pinellas County Schools.
Today’s ruling is one step, of many, needed to protect the core values of representative and constitutional democracy.
We will not live in fear, and we will fight this law until families like Toñita’s, Gloria’s and Ignacio’s are no longer besieged by it.
There is no excuse for the top elections officials to not have known, remembered, or expected the growing participation of Latino voters.