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CNN

FOUR WAYS ‘JIM CROW 2.0’ IS SHAPING THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. By John Blake, CNN November 1, 2020 On the first and third Monday of each month, Theresa Burroughs traveled to Alabama’s […]
CNN

Washington Post

A BLACK VOTING RIGHTS ACTIVIST CONFRONTYS THE GHOSTS OF RACIAL TERROR IN NORTH CAROLINA. By Sydney Trent WILMINGTON, N.C. — Cynthia Brown woke at 5 a.m., more than an hour earlier […]
Washington Post

Bloomberg

WHERE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BLOCKS AMERICANS’ RIGHT TO VOTE. Some U.S. states have changed rules to restore voting rights for people with felony convictions. But many may not even realize they’re […]
Bloomberg

Fast Company

HOW VOTERS ARE CASTING BALLOTS IN THE STATE THAT’S MADE IT THE HARDEST TO VOTE IN 2020. Mississippi has a long history of voter suppression. Its lack of pandemic accommodations […]
Fast Company

Miami Herald

BLACK AMERICANS SHOULD NOT STIFLE THEIR VOICES — OR LET THEM BE STIFLED. GO VOTE. BY FREDERICA WILSON OCTOBER 31, 2020 It’s a question that has been asked during every […]
Miami Herald

NPR

WITH LIL WAYNE, ICE CUBE AND 50 CENT, TRUMP MAKES FINAL PUSH FOR BLACK VOTERS. By Ayesha Rascoe October 30, 2020 Before President Trump left Miami on Thursday for another […]
NPR

Bloomberg

BIDEN AIDES SEE WARNING SIGNS IN BLACK, LATINO TURNOUT SO FAR. By Tyler PagerOctober 30, 2020  Despite record early turnout, Black, Latino votes lag  Top Biden aides confident seniors, suburban votes […]
Bloomberg

NBC News

THE PUSH AND PULL OF BEING A BLACK REPUBLICAN IN THE TRUMP ERA. There have always been Black conservatives and Republicans. In the Trump era, being one is a balancing […]
NBC News

Wired

THE TURMOIL OVER ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ AND POLITICAL SPEECH AT COINBASE. The CEO of the cryptocurrency pioneer declared political discussions out of bounds—then gave employees a week to agree or […]
Wired

AL.com

POLICE WANTED ‘A DOG THAT WOULD BITE A BLACK PERSON’. The terrifying reign of a small town’s police dog. Updated on Oct 29, 2020 By Challen Stephens The Pontiac with a […]
AL.com

NBC News

USDA ISSUES BILLIONS IN SUBSIDIES THIS YEAR. BLACK FARMERS ARE STILL WAITING FOR THEIR SHARE. “We have lived under economic terrorism for decades,” said Georgia farmer Eddie Slaughter. Subsidies issued […]
NBC News

Politico

THE SECRET POWER OF WHITE SUPREMACISTS – AND HOW ANTI-RACISTS CAN TAKE IT BACK. Black Lives Matter protesters should consider co-opting the language and trappings of chivalry and knighthood that […]
Politico

New York Times

PAY PAL POURS MILLIONS INTO BLACK AND LATINO-LED VENTURE FUNDS. Oct. 28, 2020 In June, amid nationwide protests against systemic racism and police brutality, PayPal pledged $530 million to support Black-owned businesses […]
New York Times

NBC News

THE ECONOMY IS SHOWING SIGNS OF RECOVERY. MANY BLACK AMERICANS ARE NOT. Covid-19 exacerbated longstanding racial inequalities in the job market that experts say will take dramatic policy overhauls to […]
NBC News