Category Archives: Voting Rights

Friday Open Thread | The Chicanery With the 2020 Census

Ever since we saw Wilbur Ross trying to put a Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census, we knew that phuckery was afoot. The Constitution is very clear – everyone in the United States is to be counted. Period. There has … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Voter Suppression 2020

Ari Berman is sounding the alarm. As always, he is warning of Voter Suppression efforts in the states. Mr. Berman is once again out here, calling it out and putting up the bat signal. Just in time for 2020- GOP … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

I feel the need to REPOST this video as a thread.

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Voting Rights | Martyrs For The Right To Vote

From about 1900 to 1965, most African Americans were not allowed to vote in the South. This was especially true in the Deep South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. White people in power used many methods to keep … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

ICYMI

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Saturday Open Thread

Have a terrific weekend with family and friends. I’m heading north this weekend. IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! We’ve got to keep thee candidates out FRONT Democratic gubernatorial nominees Ben Jealous of Maryland, Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Andrew Gillum of Florida … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama Speaks at the University of Illinois |Mid-term Elections

Today I’m at the University of Illinois to deliver a simple message to young people all over the country: You need to vote, because our democracy depends on it. I hope you'll tune in at 11am CT: https://t.co/34WjNaVAcU — Barack … Continue reading

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