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Supreme Court Shoots Down Trump’s Census Citizenship Question
July 4, 2019
“In blocking Trump’s ability to add a citizenship question, the court has ensured that voting rights for people of color are protected, and that all communities – regardless of race, ethnicity, geographic location, religious views, political affiliation, and country of origin – are fairly represented,” said Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA). ... read more »
Voter Suppression a Lasting Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 21, 2019
“Presidential elections and the voter experience have long been fraught for black people. From racist poll taxes to made-up literacy tests to the egregious rollback of voting rights over the past 50 years, American democracy has, at times, felt like a weird and failed social experiment.” —Patrisse Cullors ... read more »
Black Women For Wellness Annual Reproductive Justice Conference
July 30, 2018
The conference, now in its 15th year will feature activists, community members and health professionals seeking insights and knowledge to positively impact the health and well-being of Black women and girls. Power Forward, Forward Ever Backward Never Reproductive Justice Conference features topics on the centered with the intersection of social and reproductive justice issues. Pregnancy Justice, abortion, Fake News and Real Lives, liberation theology and religion as well as building collaborations for reproductive justice across silos are all on the agenda. Programs, policy and insights that influence the health and well-being of black women and girls are central to this year’s theme, Power Forward Ever Backward Never, and it is of critical importance that women, health professionals, community activists and advocates cull together our collective energy and attention to these issues.  ... read more »
After Blocking Obama’s SCOTUS Pick, Senate Republicans Confirm Gorsuch
May 2, 2017
Senate Republicans Break “Super Majority” Rule to Confirm Trump’s Supreme Court Pick With the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court, Senate Republicans won another victory in their partisan war of obstruction against the nation’s first Black president. ... read more »
New Justice Must Bring Independence to the Supreme Court  
February 8, 2017
The United States Supreme Court has played an important role in the progress of the Civil Rights Movement ... read more »
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