Tag Archives: Voting rights

Open Thread | There Are Those Of Us Who See The MSM Foolishness

The MSM thinks that we have amnesia about how the GQP has acted since 2009. And, how the MSM aids them. The Democrats need to remember, and act accordingly. They did with the COVID Relief Bill, and the same path … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Education, Elections, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, voters, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Open Thread | Voter Suppression, 2021 Georgia Version

They are determined to block the Black vote in Georgia.😡😡😡 Well, Everywhere😠😠     Under its current leadership, GA has become the state with the longest wait lines in the country esp in urban areas. In 2020, black voters still … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Department of Justice, Elections, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 53 Comments

Open Thread | The House Passes H. R. 1. This MUST Be Signed Into Law

The House just passed H.R. 1. This MUST BE PASSED BY THE SENATE AND SENT TO 46 TO SIGN INTO LAW!   H.R. 1, the "For the People Act': Overhauls government ethics and campaign finance laws Creates automatic voter registration … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Elections, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, voters, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , | 40 Comments

Open Thread | A Point About the GOP That Should Not Be Overlooked

This is an excellent thread by Steve Schmidt. He breaks down what they did. How un-American it was, and why, from where I sit, I have no interest in “unity” with these traitors.😡😡   There is a profoundly important issue … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Elections, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Elections, GOP, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 44 Comments

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

Posted in Civil Rights, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, News, Open Thread, Racism, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , | 67 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For all you did for us as a country.. You were a true patriot. A true believer in this country. The lives you changed are still happening. Your ripples are still moving through time. Thank you.

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Citizen Alert: Call Your Secretary of State to Fight the Voter Suppression Commission

From The Maddow Blog: Trump’s voting commission makes an alarming request for data 06/30/17 08:40 AM—Updated 06/30/17 08:57 AM By Steve Benen Donald Trump likes to believe in a problem that doesn’t exist: the imagined scourge of voter fraud. After … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , | 41 Comments

Timeline of @MoDemParty denial of VAN access.

Maria Chappelle-Nadal On December 21, I communicated by text and by phone with the Missouri Democratic Party regarding access to the Voter Activation Network, VAN. I was initially told that it would not be a problem for our campaign to … Continue reading

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OFA’s New Voting Rights Website: GottaVote.org

GOTTAVOTE.ORG Wanted to let you know about a very cool thing we just launched –www.gottavote.org. It details voting laws, deadlines, key dates and other details by state to help make sure Americans understand their right to vote, and how to … Continue reading

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