A massive corporate lobbying effort is running in parallel and contrary to the Black-led push for accountability throughout American society.
August 6, 2020
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"As the court recognized, purging voters with no notice based on a system that disproportionately targets Black and brown voters violates our democratic principles and undermines the democratic process.”
"Our brief urges the court to end the wealth discrimination Florida created when it conditioned restoration of voting rights on the payment of financial penalties even for people with no ability to pay or no idea what the State thinks they owe."
The foundation Heather built continues to drive our work fighting for racial equity and economic justice, and dismantling the overlapping systems of power and control that undermine the vision of an inclusive democracy that enables Black and brown communities.