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Latino voters in central Florida mobilize against Trump

"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."

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Supreme Court hears Texas plan to replace democracy with oligarchy

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.

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New attacks on voting rights in Alabama

Alabama has developed new ways to prevent African Americans from voting.

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Alabama’s new Jim Crow far from subtle

In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault. 

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Mass march July 13 at start of NC voting rights trial

"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."

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Roanoke rally for voting rights planned for June 25

Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.

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Voting summit carries on march for voting rights

As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.

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Today in African-American history: Fifteenth amendment ratified

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."

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Voter protection volunteers to monitor polls in voting rights battlegrounds

Voter protection monitors will be in Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin on November 4 to help clear any voting barriers.

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Hearing is last chance to block NC restrictions before 2014 election

"The hearing in North Carolina is one with national implications," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP.

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