Compared to white, non-Hispanic people, the CDC reports that, as of May 2021, American Indian or Alaska Native people are hospitalized for Covid-19 at rates that are 3.3 times higher, Black or African Americans at 2.9 times higher, and Hispanic or Latino people at 2.8 times higher.
Between 2012 and 2020, the white-Black turnout gap grew between 9.2 and 20.9 percentage points across five of the six states originally covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Broad conclusions made about the turnout of eligible Latino and Asian voters in states where they are …
Changing the trajectory of the coming redistricting train wreck for communities of color will require bold action by Congress.
Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) has created fact sheets for all 50 states explaining the laws barring unauthorized private militia groups and what to do if groups of armed individuals are near a polling place or voter registration drive. Click the link above and find out more for your state!
Article by Allan Barsky
In the New Social Worker (online publication)
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Office of the Governor of Iowa