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Beyond Describing the Problem

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NC Black Leadership Caucus

The US Constitution

The Library of Congress

The Congressional Black Caucus

NC State Board of Elections

Eastern North Carolina Civic Group

Durham Committee of the Affairs of Black People

Facing South

NC Legislative Black Caucus

National Black Leadership Conference (New Hanover County, Chapter)

Alliance of NC Black Elected Officials

African American Caucus of NC Democratic Party

Raleigh Wake Citizens Association

NAACP North Carolina

Brennan Center for Justice

Democracy North Carolina

Charlotte Mecklenburg Chapter NC Black Leadership Caucus

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Get Out The Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout

How to Win a Local Election

The Campaign Manager: Running and Winning Local Elections

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Voter Engagement

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Democrats and Republicans Must Do More to Engage African Americans

Because Black voters overwhelmingly vote for Democratic candidates, it would make sense for the Democratic Party to avoid treating Blacks like piñatas and taking them for granted.

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Anita Earls on High Court Candidacy: “I Restore Faith in Our Courts” A Call to Colors Exclusive

Until she decided to run for public office, Attorney Anita Earls was the Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, “a North Carolina based civil rights nonprofit that partners with communities of color…

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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

By Ari Berman
The initial success of the Voting Rights Act in increasing minority voter registration is striking and impressive: In the ­decades after Johnson signed the act, black voter registration in the South soared…

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Expand, Don’t Restrict, Voters’ Access to the Polls

Over the course of our history, we’ve expanded the franchise from the sole preserve of white male property owners to most all citizens 18 and older — regardless of race, gender, or wealth.

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Charlottesville Struggles with Race, History and Survival

Anti-racism protesters bristled when a phalanx of state troopers, local police, hovering helicopters, and at one point, National Guardsmen with rifles and armored vehicles, flooded the corner of Fourth…

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What Harvard Can Learn From Texas: A Solution to the Controversy Over Affirmative Action

Opponents charge that taking into account an applicant’s race or ethnicity amounts to “reverse discrimination.” Supporters recognize that disadvantaged minorities have been losing ground…

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Why Native Americans Struggle to Protect Their Sacred Places

While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation. Native Americans still struggle to protect their sacred lands.

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As a Young Reporter, I Went Undercover to Expose the Ku Klux Klan

We exposed Duke as the con man who’d bluffed his way into a run of free publicity to spew is pro-white nonsense – a transparently perverse message that somehow has regained currency today.

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Michelle Obama Joins Voter Registration Drive for the Midterms

The Obamas have been relatively quiet since departing the White House in early 2017, but that is likely to change. The former president  and the former first lady’s launch of “When We All Vote” is likely to be only the first of several post White House efforts they will participate in.

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