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Black Lives, And Black Livelihoods Were At Stake In This Election. Black Votes Determined Its Outcome.
November 12, 2020
As grief and despair over the racially-disproportionate impact of the COVID pandemic and police brutality erupted in unrest across America’s cities this summer, the National Urban League mobilized to channel the protests in the streets into power at the polls. ... read more »
Opposition wins historic rerun of Malawi’s presidential vote
June 27, 2020
The opposition has won Malawi’s historic rerun of the presidential election, the first time a court-overturned vote in Africa has led to the defeat of an incumbent leader. ... read more »
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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 »
Kanye West says if he’d voted, he would’ve voted for Trump
November 23, 2016
. The announcement was mostly met with boos from the crowd ... read more »
Power Fest Brings Music, Arts & Voting Power Back to South L.A.
September 28, 2016
Watch as we catch up with 8th District Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and VP of Policy for the Community Coalition Karren A. Lane, J.D. to discuss how the Power Fest 2016 was organized to empower voters in South LA. Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
ON THE WEB: Tavis Smiley
July 6, 2016
On July 28, Tavis Smiley came to the Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles to promote his new book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. ... read more »
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