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    By Dianne Anderson Last call for one of the hottest topics of the decade – the drawing of the maps that make up the lines of democracy in America. Depending on how those lines are drawn for fair representation, it could have a very positive or a very negative impact on voting choices and voting ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Going into the 2024 election, it seems like voters have a jump on time, but not so fast. Despite an overwhelming trail of contempt charges, it looks like Trump supporters are pushing for a replay of the last Administration, and that worries Darlene Futrel, president of the Orange County National Action Network. ...
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    COMMENTARY By Dr. Julianne Malveaux Not a day goes by that I don’t get a text or three from the Democratic National Committee asking for contributions. Sometimes they come from Vice President Harris. Sometimes, from President Biden himself. Occasionally, from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or DNC Chair Jaime Harrison. Not to mention the texts that ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media California Secretary of State Shirley Weber has until Oct. 14 to certify the results in the gubernatorial recall election held Sept 14. Her announcement will officially confirm that a majority of voters want Gavin Newsom to remain governor. While the certification process plays out, Weber and her office ...
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    By Dianne Anderson About two months before the great Women’s Suffrage March of 1913, a group of strong Black women of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. refused to be told that they couldn’t participate in the major voting rights issue of the time. Uninvited, the Deltas boldly stepped up, taking their place at the ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux The US House of Representatives passed the Securing America’s Fair Elections (SAFE) Act in June by a nearly totally partisan vote of 225-184 in late June. Only one Republican voted for legislation that would mandate paper ballots, increase election security, and create safeguards to prevent foreign interference in our elections. Senate Majority ...
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    By Derrick Johnson, NAACP Interim President and CEO We all know the power of the vote. One person, one vote serves as the basic ethos and measurement of any democratic nation. Without true voter protection, integrity and universal access, America’s light on the hill dims. Since Shelby V. Holder dismantled the Voting Rights Act, many ...