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Tweet Malia and Sasha in the White House: dangerous narrative about the progress of African-American girls. Social media, teens, moral panic, and the sexual predators that “lurk everywhere”. Cooking skills and farm vegetables in inner-city Washington D.C. “Beyonce is asking ‘how come,‘and so am I.” Corporate sponsors flee from Boston’s homophobic St. Patrick’s Day parade. [...]
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Texas’ voter ID law that could disenfranchise women voters targets trans voters in general

TweetApparently it’s Blog About “Show Us Your Papers” Laws Day at Feministing. Get it together America. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Congratulations North Carolina you have worst voter suppression bill in America

TweetYesterday, the Governor of North Carolina Pat McCroy, finally signed the nation’s worst voter suppression law.  North Carolina which has been in the news lately for negative things like, #motocyclevagina bills, which included abortion restrictions in a bill about motorcycles.  Now they are on record, as the state with the worst voter suppression. Via Think [...]
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Supreme Court strikes down key section of the Voting Rights Act

TweetThe Supreme Court today struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which determines which states must have their approach to voting cleared by the federal government. These states have a bad track record with with people of color and non-English speakers’ rights to vote. From Colorlines: The currently covered areas are places that [...]
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Justice Scalia slams people of color for insisting upon equal access to voting booth

TweetHow dare people of color demand free and fair access to voting! Who are they want to exercise their fundamental right to vote without threat of disenfranchisement by partisans looking to suppress Democratic votes!? That’s basically what Justice Scalia meant when he railed against Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act yesterday during oral arguments [...]
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