Voter Engagement

North Carolina NAACP 2018 Winter Session – Equipping the Resistors

At the annual Humanitarian Award Banquet, an award is presented to a person whose life work exemplifies the type of dedication to freedom, justice and equality that NAACP represents.

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NC NAACP – A New Year’s Toast To Our Friends of The Movement

Our coalition has experienced a lot key victories this year.  We could not have achieved any these without you. We’re looking forward to the victories in 2018!

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Zinn Education Project – Civics and Social Justice Require Critical Thinking

Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change, has offered teachers the resources to “teach outside the textbook ” and equip young people with critical thinking skills.

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Supreme Court Could Indirectly Empower Police to Silence Free Speech

The Supreme Court will consider the case of a Florida man, Fane Lozman. He argues that his arrest for disorderly conduct at a Riviera Beach city council meeting was made in retaliation…

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How Will NC Election Maps Shape the Future of Black Voters?

Federal judges ruled that 28 of North Carolina’s 170 districts used to elect legislators were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders that weakened the statewide influence of black voters.

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How Small Town Mayor Joyce Whichard-Brown Is Making Main Street Vibrant Again and Getting Businesses Back

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. – Whichard-Brown says she and the town council want to make Williamston “vibrant again,” which means addressing all of the vacant buildings on Main Street, getting businesses to come back, hire and operate like they used to.

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Alabama’s Effort to Suppress Black Vote Did Not Prevent Huge Turnout

Some 1.3 million Alabamians – more than twice as many who voted in the primary – turned out to vote in special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat …

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“The Post” Movie and Freedom of the Press – Explains the Pentagon Papers

The decision to publish the illegally obtained documents raised a host of constitutional concerns, balancing freedom of expression against governmental claims of national security.

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Multiracial Identity and Community Development: Illuminating Influential Factors

Race is a man-made social construct, conceptualized during the 1700s to subdivide the human species “scientifically” based on geographic region and phenotype.

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You Can’t Tell a Gerrymandered District by Its Shape

The U.S. Supreme Court deliberates over whether a mathematical formula dubbed the “Efficiency Gap” should be used to detect unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering …

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Voter ID Laws Struck Down in 2017: A Good Day for Civil Rights in the Courts

2017 Victories: Federal courts in three different states promoted justice and fair treatment. Judges constitutionally-protected rights of minorities, striking down voter ID laws.

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Defeated Roy Moore Pushing the Voter Fraud Myth to Undermine Voting Integrity

While it is obvious that Moore is grasping at straws, he is simply toeing the line from other politicians who similarly repeat the false claim that voter fraud continues to swing elections.

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