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Posts tagged with "voting rights"

It’s election year again and nobody cares

It’s election year again and nobody cares

Jun. 24 | By Ezekiel Caligiuri Guest Commentator   Conclusion of a three-part commentary   There are voter’s rights advocacy groups in Minnesota and around the country working hard to further restore felons’ rights to vote, but less of a push...

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

May. 2 |  Spring break trip field trip encouraged thoughts of college, attending HBCUs   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Over 40 Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) Black high school students, instead of spending spring break on a sunny beach,...

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Nov. 7 |   By Corey Yeager Guest Commentator   On Election Day 2008, I went to my polling site to participate in the most historical election since the origin of this country. I recall the excitement that coursed through me as I made way to my local...

Why voting matters

Why voting matters

Oct. 31 | MSR asked local and national figures the importance participating in electoral process   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   November 6 is Election Day in the United States. The MSR has published a series of stories and articles to fully inform...

Our voting rights are under attack

Our voting rights are under attack

Dec. 14 |     By Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Commentator   In legislatures across the county, misguided state politicians have proposed, and in too many cases have passed, laws that create obstacles to voting. That is why on December 10, International...