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April 9, 2021
The Last Time People Tried to Get Baseball to Move the All-Star Game
A decade ago, a similar call to move the All-Star Game failed. What has changed?
April 8, 2021
The Lawyer Behind Georgia’s New Anti-Voting Law
Representative Barry Fleming, chairman of the Georgia legislature’s Special Committee on Election Integrity, has a history of restricting voting across the state.
January 26, 2021
The Fight to Revive Democracy Has Only Just Begun
Two bills awaiting the new Senate would ensure that everyone can vote—and that their votes matter.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
October 29, 2020
In Key Cities, Activists Are Mobilizing Black Voters Biden Isn’t
According to canvassers in battleground states, the Democratic Party hasn’t done enough to reach out to the very constituency it relies on most.
October 28, 2020
For Black Americans, Being Voters Is Who We Are
Voting is not merely one right among many, an act reducible to pulling a lever. It is an identity that is a marker of full citizenship.
Dorian T. Warren
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October 26, 2020
What Amy Coney Barrett Means for the Future of Voting Rights
Unless we act, I fear a return to Jim Crow regime under which my grandparents and tens of millions of Black people suffered is inevitable.
September 17, 2020
Of Course Republicans Want to Suppress the Youth Vote
Republicans know the country is changing demographically and politically. That’s why they want to prevent young people from voting.
June 10, 2020
Georgia Shows How Serious the Threat of Voter Suppression Will Be This November
Time has almost run out.
March 11, 2020
Finally, a Useful Role for Bloomberg in 2020—Supporting Voting Rights
The failed presidential contender has begun backing critical voting rights efforts—and not a moment too soon.
September 11, 2019
Ending Poverty Will Require a Movement Led by Poor People
No new census data, policy paper, or talking point will do it. That’s why the Poor People’s Campaign is building “a movement that votes.”