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This Civil Right Pioneer is Still Fighting Against Segregation Decades Later

Elizabeth Eckford, a member of the Little Rock Nine, hopes that her story influences people to be respectful of others despite their differences.
Aaron Barksdale
5.17.18
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Rise Up

Legal Weed Could Revolutionize PTSD Treatment For Veterans

Service members of many eras and ages have fought on the state and federal levels to shift policy and public opinion on legal weed.
Jasper Craven
5.8.18
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Voices

These Students are Marching for Gun Control During an NRA Convention

The Rally4Reform in Dallas is a show of solidarity with all those who have been affected by gun violence, and demand change.
Waed Alhayek
5.3.18
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Rise Up

This Teen Activist Isn't Done Fighting for Common Sense Gun Control

Lane Murdock and her peer organizers plan to launch new events, new organizing tools, and new opportunities for nationwide collaboration, all focused around increasing the voices of pre-voting age citizens in the fight against gun violence.
Katelyn Harrop
4.30.18
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Rise Up

Automatic Voter Registration Might Get Americans to Actually Vote

AVR has garnered strong bipartisan support and is bringing more people to the polls for the midterm elections by promising a younger and more diverse electorate than ever.
Emily Weitz
4.27.18
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Rise Up

Voters Will Decide Whether 1.5 Million Ex-Offenders Gain Back Their Right to Vote

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have appealed a judge’s order to fix the voter restoration system for former felons that a judge ruled unconstitutional.
Kimberley Richards
4.25.18
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These Women of Color Are Bringing Diversity to the Cannabis Industry

From business owners to cannabis yoga instructors to ganja rappers, these ladies are carving out a space for POCs in the overwhelmingly white and male-dominated cannabis industry.
Shonitria Anthony
4.23.18
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Frontier

Harsher Weed Policies Make Us Less Safe

States like California where marijuana is legal allow criminal justice leadership to re-address real legal priorities.
Emily Weitz
4.19.18
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Voices

We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

Reducing the threat of lethal force has been at the center of many black advocacy groups' calls for gun reform.
Matthew Kincaid
4.18.18
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Voices

Meet the Women of Color Revolutionizing the Weed Industry

From business owners to cannabis yoga instructors to ganja rappers, these ladies are carving out a space for POCs in the overwhelmingly white and male-dominated cannabis industry.
Shonitria Anthony
4.20.18
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Voices

This Campaign Empowers the Latino Community by Finally Making it Easy to Vote

The Power of 18 uses a mobile-friendly voter tool to energize communities ahead of the 2018 midterm election.
Alice Rowsome
4.16.18
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Voices

You Can Fight Back Against Jeff Sessions’s War on Legal Weed

The AG's actions may end up demonstrating the real limits of federal power over citizens and states that reject federal drug policies.
Tamar Todd
Jolene Forman
4.13.18
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