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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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Our communities are threatened, and our democracy is falling apart. Why any real solution requires understanding civic power and then building it.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
K. Sabeel Rahman and Hollie Russon Gilman's new book, Civic Power, calls for a broader approach to democratic reform, offering a critical framework and concrete suggestions to support those reforms that meaningfully redistribute power to citizens.
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"Through this bill, the maximum Pell Grant would cover 31% of the total cost of college, so it moves us in a better direction."
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Zach Schermele
So the next time Democrats complain about lower voter turnout, not just in 53206, but in any beleaguered neighborhood, they might think first about the policies, both old and new, that have served and continue to serve as stumbling blocks for black political participation.
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Caleb Gayle
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An analysis of the House's recently introduced College Affordability Act.
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Mark Huelsman
Judge Burroughs and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts rule in favor of race-conscious college admissions practices that benefit all students, including Asian Americans the majority of whom support race-conscious admissions.
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Leaders with Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Dēmos, and Forward Justice continue their efforts to engage, empower and protect returning citizens and their right to vote.
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Demos is dedicated to building a multi-racial, inclusive democracy. For 20 years, our research, advocacy, and litigation work has promoted and supported action and organizations to do just that.
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"We have depressed ourselves into a mindset in which $30,000 in debt is acceptable for a degree."
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Rashaan Ayesh
“We have depressed ourselves into a mindset in which $30,000 in debt is acceptable for a degree.”
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Chris Quintana