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Black Lives Matter Protestors in front of a courthouse, with an illustrated sun overhead
A massive corporate lobbying effort is running in parallel and contrary to the Black-led push for accountability throughout American society.
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Twelve years after starting college, the white female borrower has paid off 72% of her loan balance. Over the same time period, the typical Black female borrower's balance has grown by 13%.
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Dayana Yochim
"Many of these folks are asking what is the point of voting since politicians all seem to perpetuate a broken system. We need them to see voting as meaningful, and for them to see voting as meaningful they need to, I think, have a real choice."
In the media
Nidhi Prakash
Ryan Brooks
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George Floyd
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Black worker putting on mask with people waiting in the background
We're all seeing systematic efforts to shift the economic and health risks of the pandemic from governments and employers and onto the backs of disproportionately Black and brown workers.
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Amy Traub
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"Vote Here" sign in the grass in front of a polling station
Tribes and Group call on South Dakota Public Assistance Agencies and Motor Vehicle Offices to Ensure Compliance with the National Voter Registration Act
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Private credit reporting companies should be replaced by a publicly run credit registry that operates in the public interest and that automatically corrects for events like natural disasters and global health crises.
In the media
Amy Traub
"The reforms we need in the midst of this pandemic are the same changes we’ve long needed to dismantle the structural barriers locking Black and brown voters out of full participation in our democracy."
Press release
“The troubling gap in voter turnout among racial groups indicates an immediate need for lawmakers to address the issues, both historic and current, that continue to silence Black and Brown voters.”
In the media
Caitlin Conant
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Milwaukee Census and Voter turnout map
Our analysis of 2020 election data shows how COVID exposed the flaws in our current election system and disproportionately affected Black and brown voters in Milwaukee. All cities and counties should take note to pass the necessary policies to protect voters.
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Shruti Banerjee
Dr. Megan Gall, All Voting Is Local
“The data is clear. The troubling gap in voter turnout among racial groups indicates an immediate need for lawmakers to address the issues, both historic and current, that continue to silence Black and Brown voters.”
Press release