Category: Democracy

September 12, 2019 Grecia Lima

Texas will turn blue this decade

Another Republican member of Congress announced their plans to vacate their seat, reinforcing what we know: Texas is a swing state. Thanks to a renewal of the long-held tradition of […]

A NIGHTMARE OF RACIAL ANIMOSITY OVERTAKING AMERICA

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

A bad dream is a bad experience. But a truly terrible experience occurs when a bad dream feels like a premonition. Judging by media stories, online commentary and conversations with […]

2020 – the 100th anniversary of the first vote for gender equality – will be the year of women.

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

The old saw, “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” may apply to the status of  women in America — their gains, their travails, their […]

The case for D.C. statehood is really about voting rights

Mikka Macdonald

time for a change and reforms to our democracy so that we are truly by and for the people. The case for D.C. statehood is part of that charge and with more and more people leaning into the fight we might just get the change we need.

“When They See Us” Through the Eyes of a 13-year-old Girl

Sharisse Tracey

“I don’t want to watch this, Mommy, it is making me mad and I already know how it will end,” said my recently turned 13 year-old daughter with folded arms. […]

Our Vote is Our Power: Why Every Voter Matters

Mikka Macdonald

Voter turnout is one of the most powerful tools to measure the health of democracy because it relays how much trust voters have in the system that elects the people […]

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