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Senator Doug Jones Emphasizes the Importance of the 2020 Black Voter Turnout
January 16, 2020
Jones said voting rights had been under attack since the 2013 Shelby V. Holder decision, which eliminated a lot of voter protections. “It’s not the same as the old Jim Crow laws, but there’s still efforts out there to suppress votes and keep people from having that free access to the booths,” he stated. Jones noted that he’s working to restore “teeth” in the Voting Rights Act but doubts that the current GOP-led Senate and President Trump’s administration would approve. “I don’t see it happening, so it’s all the more important to get out and vote in the 2020 elections.” ... read more »
Education Trust – West’s Dr. Elisha Smith Arrillaga Appointed as Co-Chair of California “Closing the Achievement Gap” Initiative
August 1, 2019
Dr. Smith Arrillaga has more than 20 years of experience advocating for educational justice and supporting the high achievement of all students... ... read more »
Black Students Deserve a Better Education Than What We’re Giving Them
April 12, 2018
The academic performance of Black children is lower than all other students in California and it’s been this way for awhile. ... read more »
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