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Look to Haitian history for a blueprint of how to change our current reality, dream big, and unapologetically craft a new future that is a truly inclusive democracy.
Blog
Christelle Prophete
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Black, brown, and white protestors knee with their heads down and their fists in the air
The ongoing devaluing of Black life that’s now on full display forces us to confront America’s racist origins and to uproot our systems of racial violence, economic subordination, and hoarding of political power.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
COVID-19 has exposed longstanding racial and economic inequalities in American life, which is evident in the fact that communities of color are being hit the hardest by both the medical and the economic impacts of the virus.
In the media
Our latest on the COVID-19 crisis — from a wake-up call about our years of cultural apartheid to what the pandemic means for the racial wealth gap, and more.
Blog
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated. 
Policy Briefs
Naila Awan
Shruti Banerjee
We’ve reshaped society before to make America more equitable. We can do it again.
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Young smiling voter at voting booth
Now is a moment to fix longstanding inequities in our voting systems and build a more inclusive democracy, rather than solely seeking out emergency, short-term policy changes.
Blog
Laura Williamson
The three sets of steps policymakers and election officials must take to ensure that Black and brown Americans—and all Americans—can exercise their fundamental right to vote in 2020 and beyond.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
Progressives must see every policy fight as about more than its issues —it's an opportunity to shift power to Black and brown communities and working families. 
Policy Briefs
K. Sabeel Rahman
Intervention on behalf of the of League of Women Voters of North Carolina and the North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute to defend North Carolina voters from a right-wing group’s attempt to bully elections officials into unlawfully purging voters before the coming presidential election.
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Updated April 25, 2020
North Carolina
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