“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”
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.”
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.”
No voter fraud, no evidence, case(s) dismissed.
With Prop 17, California reinstates voting rights and sense of belonging to parolees – El Tecolote
— Read on eltecolote.org/content/en/with-prop-17-california-reinstates-voting-rights-and-sense-of-belonging-to-parolees/
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.
“The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston on Thursday agreed with a lower court that the nation’s oldest college complies with the law in weighing race as one factor among many to select a diverse class.
“Race is one piece of Harvard’s interest in diversity,” the court said.” #Education #CivilRights