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Election 2020: Your Cheat Sheet for 12 Propositions to Know About Before Nov. 3
October 15, 2020
The 12 qualified propositions on the ballot cover many issues, including tax codes, voting rights, workers’ rights and affirmative action ... read more »
The One Vote That Counts
October 8, 2020
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Waters: “Trump the Biggest Threat to Our Democracy Since Civil War”
September 17, 2020
"The United States of America stands on the brink of collapse..." ... read more »
The 60-Day Checkpoint for the 2020 Presidential Election is Upon Us
September 10, 2020
The African American Leadership Finance Council (AALFC), a fundraising team for the Joe Biden campaign, organized an online press conference to discuss the importance of Biden/Harris winning the 2020 election. America is currently in uncertain times with the continual threat of police violence, the trends in bigotry, as well as 180,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 related deaths. The 60-day checkpoint for the 2020 Presidential Election is upon us, and it is now become a matter of life or death. ... read more »
Sparks Star Chelsea Gray Assists Communities to Vote
September 3, 2020
Los Angeles Sparks guard Chelsea Gray announced on Friday her initiative called the “Chelsea Gray Assist For Equality.” Gray partnered with the L.A. Sparks, Rock the Vote, and Equality California to launch the initiative. ... read more »
Our Battle to Protect Democracy’s Greatest Tool: It’s on us to honor the legacy of Representative John Lewis
August 20, 2020
Even in the darkest of times, we can hear our friend and mentor John Lewis: "Ours is not the struggle of one day, one week, or one year. Ours is not the struggle of one judicial appointment or presidential term. Ours is the struggle of a lifetime, or maybe even many lifetimes, and each one of us in every generation must do our part." ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Vice President of the United States Nomination
August 19, 2020
Senator Kamala Harris accepted the nomination for Vice President of the United States, she stated, “I do so, committed to the values she taught me. To the word that teaches me to walk by faith, and not by sight. And to a vision passed on through generations of Americans—one that Joe Biden shares. A vision of our nation as a Beloved Community—where all are welcome, no matter what we look like, where we come from, or who we love.” ... read more »
National Urban League, BET and Key Impact Partners Declare September 18 National Black Voter Day
July 30, 2020
As part of the organization’s #ReclaimYourVote campaign, the National Urban League, in partnership with BET and other key civil rights organizations, has designated September 18, 2020, the first-ever National Black Voter Day. ... read more »
Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney, Award-Winning Husband and Wife Children Authors, Believe a Vote Can Save Your Child’s Life
July 23, 2020
Black authors discuss new book “Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Go Tell It” ... read more »
Making Sense of the 2020 Census
April 9, 2020
According to the Census Bureau post-enumeration survey, 800,000 African Americans went uncounted. What does this mean? It means once again, the voice of African Americans was denied. Many programs that impact African Americans are based in whole or part on data derived from the Census. History proves the disenfranchisement of Black people socially, politically and financially. Another ten years cannot pass before we realize how vital the United States Census is to the United States democracy. ... read more »
Though Unopposed, Harris-Dawson Mounts Intense Campaign for Re-Election
February 27, 2020
A life-long community organizer, Harris-Dawson has enjoyed his transition to the public arena, even in the midst of challenges. ... read more »
ALERT: Don’t Forget You Can Now Vote!
February 27, 2020
Voting began on February 22. Many vote centers have opened for an 11-day period on February 22. However, all vote centers will open on Saturday, February 29, ... read more »
Black Voters are the Cornerstone of the Democratic Party
February 20, 2020
Trump is increasingly highlighting his pitch to African Americans as Democrats struggle to decide amongst a crowded field. Political observers understand that Trump is unlikely to win more than ten percent of the Black vote. But it is also understood that any percentage higher than average could be the margin of victory in a close race. ... read more »
Community Service Fuels Harper’s Run for Judge
January 30, 2020
A candidate for Seat 162 on the March 3 ballot, she hopes to convince voters that the breathe of her experiences will benefit the people of Los Angeles County. ... read more »
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