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A conservative group is suing to force the state of Wisconsin to purge 234,000 voters from voter rolls. The purge will disproportionately target voters of color. 
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"In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable for millions of Americans.”
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Abigail Hess
We oppose these rule changes as they will have far-reaching and painful impacts on the communities of color we serve and represent and we call on the Administration to reconsider its position on the rule changes and demand Congress take immediate action.
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"Income is actually a somewhat imperfect way to judge whether or not a family is financially secure. The typical black family making $100,000 has a lot less wealth than the typical white family making $100,000."
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Danielle Kurtzleben
"The percent of low-income students borrowing for a bachelor’s degree is unconscionably high, particularly if you consider their debt loads as a percent of their family income and wealth. Even if low-income students and high-income students were borrowing the exact same amount for college, that debt
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Rick Seltzer
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This Giving Tuesday, we encourage you to give whatever you can to support our critical work to win the next 20 years.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
Demos’s report details how historical and structural racism contributes to higher interest rates and insurance costs for Black and Latinx people, compared to white Americans.
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Faiza Amin
Legal Case Forces Missouri to Widen Access to Online and In-person Voter Registration
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Some presidential candidates' critiques promote unhelpful assumptions about who tuition-free and debt-free college would actually serve. (Spoiler: it's not millionaires and billionaires.)
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Mark Huelsman
The crisis of American democracy is a deeper, more chronic one arising from systemic racial and gender exclusion, entrenched economic inequality, and technological and ecological transformations that undermine dreams of collective action and inclusive shared self-governance.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued a summary judgment ordering Ohio to discontinue its practice of disenfranchising eligible voters arrested and held in pre-trial detention in the final days preceding an election.
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