Kimberley Richards

Kimberley Richards is a NYC-based freelance writer. She's worked at the Huffington Post, Romper, and The Philadelphia Tribune. She previously served as an aide to a Philadelphia City Council member, as the African-American Community Liaison. 

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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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Thousands Are Marching on Washington on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination to Fight Racial Injustice

The National Council of Churches spearheaded the rally as part of an initiative to confront racism, and address accountability to fight racial injustice within the faith community.
Kimberley Richards
4.4.18
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Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.
Kimberley Richards
3.30.18
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One Year Later, Eyes Are on Women’s March to Fix What it Got Wrong Last Time

Last year the Women's March co-chairs emphasized intersectionality, and this year everyone must be on the same page when it comes to what inclusion looks like.
Kimberley Richards
1.20.18
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How Voter Roll Purges Strip Eligible Voters Of Their Rights Across The Country

Thousands of eligible voters in places like Indiana, Ohio and more are mistakenly denied the right to vote due to these practices
Kimberley Richards
12.14.17
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Why Nearly 2 Million People Are Banned From Voting in Florida

Millions of people — mostly African Americans — cannot vote in Florida and across the country. This has huge implications for who gets elected to public office.
Kimberley Richards
11.28.17
Voices

The NFL Player Protests Make It Clear It's Time to Pick a Side

Color of Change explains why the conflict between black athletes and Trump is about way more than players kneeling during Monday Night Football.
Kimberley Richards
11.9.17
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How the ACLU is Fighting Florida’s Lifetime Voting Ban on Over One Million People

Florida activists are pushing a constitutional amendment that could pave the way to restore voting rights for 25 percent of the nation’s disenfranchised ex-offenders.
Kimberley Richards
11.7.17
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A Vote on Ohio Prescription Drug Prices Could Change Health Care Nationwide

On November 7, Ohio voters will decide to vote “yes” or “no” on drug price caps. The result of the vote has wide implications for how Americans negotiate prescription drugs.
Kimberley Richards
10.26.17
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How a Referendum Vote in Maine Will Affect the Health Care of Thousands

This November has big implications for the state's health care future.
Kimberley Richards
10.19.17
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Alabama's 2017 Special Election Will Have a Huge Impact on LGBTQ and Women’s Rights

Alabama GOP nominee Roy Moore doesn’t believe “homosexual conduct” should be legal. He could become the next U.S Senator.
Kimberley Richards
10.9.17