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Houston Texas February 2021 Winter Storm
The winter storm disaster in Texas was a crisis fueled by a failure to address climate change and the influence of oil and gas companies in state and local politics.
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Amy Traub
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Young adults of color wear "I voted" stickers
Demos and Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research hosted a virtual convening to contribute to a growing movement that seeks to redefine who we think of as swing voters.
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Christelle Prophete
Laura Williamson
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Abstract background over protest
It is more vital than ever that Black- and brown-led organizations have the resources they need to combat the many issues confronting their communities and to build durable and sustainable power.
Blog
Caitlin Furio
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Black voter at a distance in a voting booth with an empty booth in the foreground
How can an affirmative constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote, eliminate the symptoms of a democracy that has intentionally excluded Black and brown people?
Blog
Brenda Wright
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Nahal Zamani

Nahal Zamani

Director of Movement Building
This platform proposes a set of actions the executive branch can take to equitably address the climate crisis without new legislation, major new appropriations, or other Congressional authority.
Policy Briefs
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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
A toolkit to help local leaders and communities identify and act on the warning signs of a wrongful purge and to understand how federal law restricts  such purges.
Policy Briefs
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
Our society has actually been built upon and defined by social distancing for many years. It’s called systemic and institutional racism.
In the media
Rodney McKenzie, Jr.