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FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade
December 15, 2017
In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada’s prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. ... read more »
The National Popular Vote Would Empower Minorities
April 5, 2017
Last December, Cokie Roberts told NPR that preserving the electoral college is important to protect minorities. Her argument has since been cited by others in arguing in favor of keeping the esoteric electoral college. Except her argument was wrong. The electoral college marginalizes the vast majority of minorities. If elections instead were determined by the National Popular Vote, minorities in every state would gain an increased voice and would decide national elections. Minority voters would be most empowered by eliminating the electoral college and ensuring that all future U.S. Presidents are elected by the national popular vote wherein no vote in any state is more important than any other vote. ... read more »
Voting Rights Activists Speak on the Aftermath of the 2016 Elections
November 30, 2016
Some panelists even speculated that the election was stolen due to the weakened Voting Rights Act inability to fully protect the right to vote ... read more »
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