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Exercise Your Rights: VOTE!

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“In a democracy such as ours, the vote is precious, it is almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have. Those who sacrificed everything – their blood and their lives – and generations yet unborn, are all hoping and praying that Congress will rise to the challenge and get it done again.” […]

Civil rights Leader John Lewis Says he Never Saw Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders During Civil Rights Years

DCCC Releases New National Poll: House Republicans Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don’t

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Regardless of Whether House GOP Withdraw or Maintain Trump Support Since Video – Voters View It as Political, Too Little & Too Late A new national poll conducted by Global Strategy Group for the DCCC confirms that voters will hold House Republicans accountable for Donald Trump’s behavior and their inability to stand up to him […]

Religious Right Stands By Their Man Trump Despite His Constant Displays of Racism, Sexism, Misogyny

NCBCP Black Youth Vote Convenes over 400 Black Men and Boys on Capitol Hill to Organize Around Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls

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Over 400 black men and boys attended the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote (BYV) 2016 Day on Capitol Hill. Organizing around the theme, “Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls,” the young men came together to strategize for the upcoming election and visited elected officials to discuss priority issues […]

Exercise Your Rights: VOTE!

Black Youth Vote Decreasing Despite Increase in Protests and Activism

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By Vanessa Williams and Scott Clement, (Washington Post) – The generation of African Americans pushing criminal-justice issues and institutional racism to the forefront of the presidential election had little effect at the ballot box during this primary season, according to an analysis of exit polling across 25 states. African Americans account for a larger share […]

Civil rights Leader John Lewis Says he Never Saw Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders During Civil Rights Years

Forbes Contributor John Zogby Says Trump Win is Possible Even Though He Has Alienated Large Swaths of Voters

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(Forbes.com) – By any objective and traditional standard, there should no way that Donald Trump should be able to win the presidency in November. He has alienated large swaths of voters and, while some of these key groups (women, non-whites, Muslims, Latinos) would probably not be voting for a GOP candidate anyway, he could actually […]

The persistent “post-racial” fallacy