Organization, outreach, money, and meeting people where they are is the key to changing political winds.
Since 2016, organizers have identified campaigns sowing falsehoods about the pandemic and the presidential election and have worked to counteract them.
Black Americans braved police violence at Selma and galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision ushered in a new era of racially targeted voter suppression.
As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country.