Segregation Rising

Voting Rights

     Atlanta            Reading about the impact of mortgage lending discrimination and gentrification in New York City and its metropolitan area, this snippet jumped out at me: New York was ranked the ninth most segregated city in the country, according to a June study by the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California Berkeley. …

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What the New York Times Gets Right and Wrong About ACORN

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CN10072020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS New Orleans       P.T. Barnum, the famous 19th century impresario and huckster from Bridgeport, Connecticut is often quoted as saying, “Any kind of publicity is good publicity as long as they spell your name right.”  In that sense, I have read with interest Jim …

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Database Voter Suppression Strategy

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CN10062020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans      We all know it’s bad, and then we find out that it’s even worse than we imagined.  Sharing the Voter Purge Project’s recently released report on consistent errors in the voter purge lists in states, red and blue, it is clear that …

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Stopping Purges as Voter Registration Deadlines Hit

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CN10052020realone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       We’re on the countdown to the election now.  October 5th marks the last voter registration day for the majority of states.  The flipping of pages on the calendar from now until Election Day on November 5th is a march towards the end …

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