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Biden and the Promise of Voting Rights

Biden and the Promise of Voting Rights

(Washington, D.C.) –President Joe Biden delivered a speech in Atlanta Tuesday that focused on the recently erected barriers to voting rights at the state level and the urgency of passing critical federal voting rights legislation. The following is a statement from...

Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers sentenced to life in prison

Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers sentenced to life in prison

(Washington, D.C.) - A Georgia judge has sentenced a trio of vigilantes convicted of hunting down and murdering Ahmaud Arbery to life in prison earlier on Friday. A father and son duo were sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, while their neighbor who...