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The Political Violence Shrouding the Midterms
A person with a blue face mask inserts a ballot inside a ballot box.

The Political Violence Shrouding the Midterms

State and local governments, organizers, and activists are worried about violence on Election Day and over the coming weeks.

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6 Actionable Ways to Celebrate Black History Month
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. The purpose of the march was to advocate for African Americans' civil and economic rights.

6 Actionable Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is more than reading about the Black achievements, stories, people, and movements that shaped the U.S. It’s essential to take these readings and teachings and put them into action.

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Fight anti-protest legislation.

Despite the strong evidence, the GOP has continued to rail against these protests by proposing legislation to prevent citizens from utilizing their constitutional right to protest. In the 2021 legislative session, 81 anti-protest bills have been introduced in 34 states – twice as many as previous years. Often veiled as “anti-riot” bills, these statements exacerbate the hateful rhetoric that demonstrations against police brutality and violence are an act of violence in themselves (NYT).

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