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Civics 101: How to Fight Back Against Voter Suppression

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This program aired Friday, August 14th, 2020 @ 12 EST

Join The Center for a discussion on voter suppression in the United States. This panel will explore the impact of the Voting Rights Act as well as the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court decision in 2013. The panel will also discuss what steps citizens can take to ensure that their right to vote is honored, elections are free and fair and that their vote is counted.

Panelists:

Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D.
Scholar of American and Africana Studies,
an Artist, Activist and Entrepreneur 

Congresswoman Nikema Williams
State Senator, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Georgia,
and the Democratic nominee for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District

Jennifer Lamson
Deputy Director, Democracy Initiative

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Date:
August 14, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm