US AG Merrick Garland Weighs in on the Enforcement of Voting Rights

US AG Merrick Garland Weighs in on the Enforcement of Voting Rights

The COVID-19 pandemic and elections took place simultaneously, prompting officials to expand absentee and mail-in voting. Former President Donald Trump increased his war against election fraud — so-called red states followed suit, enacting laws to restrict voter access severely. On June 11, 2021, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced his office would push to enforce […]

Systemic Voter Suppression Continues 56 Years After Bloody Sunday

Systemic Voter Suppression Continues 56 Years After Bloody Sunday

It has been 56 years since Bloody Sunday, and Americans are still fighting against politicians aiming to keep their voices from being heard at the polls. At least 28 states have introduced over 100 bills to restrict ballot access. On March 7, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an “executive order aims to take initial steps […]

Joe Biden Secures the Presidency After Days of Delays

Joe Biden Secures the Presidency After Days of Delays

After five days of awaiting the final ballot count, America welcomes the 46th President-Elect, Joe Biden, and the 49th Vice-President-Elect, Kamala Harris. On Nov. 7, 2020, the announcement was made that Biden would be the next President of the United States. President-elect @JoeBiden posted his first Tweet to acknowledge “we the people:” America, I’m honored […]