Voting rights advocates decry GOP bills in Arizona State Legislature, saying it amounts to voter suppression

The work begins.  State legislatures are positioned to roll back voter access gains.  #VOTE

One of the bills introduced by Republican state lawmakers will require people who vote via mail-in ballot to have ballot notarized by a notary public before the ballot is sent in. Another would purge those who have not voted in the Primary and the General Election in Arizona for two straight voting cycles.

Source: Voting rights advocates decry GOP bills in Arizona State Legislature, saying it amounts to voter suppression

Millennial Civil Rights’ Get Out The Vote Project Seeks To Maintain Momentum | 90.1 FM WABE

This is what it looks like to move #FromProtestToPower. #Georgia #Election2020

“With the deadline to register to vote in the January U.S. Senate races winding down in a week, there’s a major push from some Get Out the Vote organizations to especially get 18- to 29-year-olds on the books and registered to vote. The Georgia secretary of state’s office reports in the last four years, registration”

Source: Millennial Civil Rights’ Get Out The Vote Project Seeks To Maintain Momentum | 90.1 FM WABE

Trump Lawsuits Target Votes In Largely Black Cities, Alarm Civil Rights Groups : NPR

The Republican lawsuits have been in large part a complete failure.  Lest we forget, these lawsuits aimed to disenfranchise voters in predominate people of color cities.  This is voter suppression and discrimination.  #votersuppression

“Black voters in Detroit, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, and Atlanta were crucial to Joe Biden’s victory. Those are also the places where President Trump’s campaign has targeted its legal efforts.”

Source: Trump Lawsuits Target Votes In Largely Black Cities, Alarm Civil Rights Groups : NPR

Biden’s Administration Will Have A Lot Of Work To Do Addressing Civil Rights : NPR

As a former Deputy Chief in the DOJ Civil Rights Division, Voting Section, I can attest that the Biden administration has tremendous work to do to restore public confidence and increase institutional morale.

“Former leaders in the Justice Department’s civil rights division say the Biden team will have a heavy lift on its hands.”

Source: Biden’s Administration Will Have A Lot Of Work To Do Addressing Civil Rights : NPR

Charles Curtis: Native American was first vice president of color, before Kamala Harris’s historic win – The Washington Post

For the history nerds, like me, here’s an interesting WaPo article:

Meet Charles Curtis, a member of the Kaw Nation and Herbert Hoover’s vice president from 1928 to 1932.

Source: Charles Curtis: Native American was first vice president of color, before Kamala Harris’s historic win – The Washington Post