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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

Our Echoing Demands: There Comes A Time When the Cup of Endurance Runs Over

Amidst "a tidal wave" of restrictive voting laws exposing the stubborn, deadly, foundational racism he battled, American fraudsters again pretend to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., the white-washed civil rights icon who in harsh fact represents "everything this country despises about the quest for Black liberation." With Black Americans more than ever still fighting for the right to vote and be equal and "have a dream," we honor the radical who insisted on decrying an America steeped in abiding racism, "that corrosive evil that (could) bring down the curtain on Western civilization."

Abby Zimet · Jan 16, 2022

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Half of Mail-In Ballot Requests Rejected in Key Texas County

Democracy defenders contend that Texas' newly enacted restrictions on mail-in ballots are part of a nationwide pattern of Republican efforts to disenfranchise minority voters.
Brett Wilkins ·

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