By Liz Hensler
Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about voter suppression in the US.
- Block the Vote: Voter Suppression in 2020 (American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU))
- The Voting Disaster Ahead, Adam Harris (The Atlantic)
- Voting Rights Act was John Lewis’ life’s work. 55 years later, minority voter suppression remains, N’dea Yancey-Bragg (USA Today)
- Voter Suppression Is Still One of the Greatest Obstacles to a More Just America, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson and David Daley (Time)
- The New Voter Suppression, Theodore R. Johnson and Max Feldman (Brennan Center for Justice)
- “Outright Lies”: Voting Misinformation Flourishes on Facebook, Ryan McCarthy (ProPublica)
- The Many Varieties of Voter Suppression, Brittany Gibson (The American Prospect)
- 7 Signs Voter Suppression Could Be Happening Near You, Jackie Menjivar (DoSomething.Org)
Watch and Listen:
- US Voter suppression: Analysts say African Americans targeted, Natasha Ghoneim (Al Jazeera)
- Election 2020: Why is Voter Suppression Still an Issue?, Video Interviews (The Los Angeles Loyolan)
- Voter Suppression by Pandemic, Podcast Interview with Sherrilyn Ifill (The Atlantic)
- Stacey Abrams on How to Address Voter Suppression, Video (Brookings Institute)
What resonated with you? What do you agree with, disagree with? Additional resources? Comment below!
Liz Hensler, MPA (she/her/hers) is the founder of Do Good, Better. She works in philanthropy in the humanitarian aid sector and has a background in NGO program management, corporate and community engagement, volunteer management, and communications. She is based in Brooklyn, NY.