As a Washington state senator, Jayapal championed protections for immigrants and minorities and voting rights for all, and for a raise in the state minimum wage.
"What the campaign hopes to accomplish is voter outreach with Latinos because of the influx due to the Puerto Rican financial crisis: Folks are literally fleeing to the mainland."
Once again, right wingers have come up with a scheme to dilute and diminish the voting power of minorities, and they might get what they want.
Alabama has developed new ways to prevent African Americans from voting.
In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.
"We have a strong case against North Carolina's voting law. Not only is the measure discriminatory, but lawmakers knew it would harm voters of color and passed it anyway."
Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.
As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.
The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits denying citizens the right to vote based on their "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
Voter protection monitors will be in Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin on November 4 to help clear any voting barriers.