Black Voters Matter
Social movements mobilize in defense of voting rights in the US

Progressive movements have been mobilizing since early July to demand protections to voting rights and a minimum wage increase

Protests intensify in Swaziland as people demand an end to monarchy and other stories

Today we look at the pro-democracy protests in Swaziland, the ceasefire announced in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, demolitions in Occupied Jerusalem’s Silwan area, and more

US civil rights groups demand Statehood for D.C

The rally was organized by Black Voters Matter along with 50 civil rights, and racial justice organizations. The demand for D.C statehood is a long-standing fight of civil rights groups in the United States

US conservatives block voting rights bill

Progressive lawmakers and civil rights movements working to expand voter access have responded with outrage against the vote results.

US voting rights bill US Senate stalls voting rights bill, but activists continue struggle

With a vote split along party lines, the proposed bill ‘For The People Act’ could not receive the necessary 60 votes to advance in the US Senate, effectively putting in an indefinite limbo

Sweeping law to limit voting access passed in the US state of Georgia

Georgia’s state legislature passed a law which drastically reconstitutes the State election board, requires mandatory identification proofs for absentee voters, and makes it illegal to offer food or water to voters standing in line

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