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Rise Up

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
Rise Up

Three People-Powered Advocacy Campaigns to Watch in 2018

These campaigns are using our moment of upheaval to mobilize people to protect birth control, voting rights and against economic inequality this year and beyond.
Emily Weitz
2.20.18
Rise Up

Trump's First State of the Union Presented An Exclusionary Vision of America

From birth control, to DACA, to a passive aggressive comment aimed at firing Robert Mueller, Trump employed campaign rhetoric to remain divisive.
Emily Weitz
1.31.18
The Rundown

Take Action on the Anniversary of Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

The fight to protect the rights of immigrants and refugees continues one year after the president's infamous executive order banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Aaron Barksdale
1.26.18
Vote Now

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
The Rundown

NFL Protests Prompt Every Miami Dolphins Player to Register to Vote

Your guide to the NFL protests, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Aaron Barksdale
12.11.17
The Rundown

Colin Kaepernick Got an ACLU and Sports Illustrated Award for His #TakeAKnee Activism

Your guide to the NFL protests, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
12.6.17
Vote Now

The 15th Amendment Set an Important Precedent for Voting Rights for People of Color

As part of our Vote Now series, VICE Impact will feature stories that highlight historic moments of voter expansion in the US.
Impact Staff
11.30.17
Vote Now

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
Vote Now

Voting in America is Broken, so How Do We Fix it?

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the buckwild 2016 election, we’re taking a look at what’s working and what’s not when it comes to the electoral process in the United States, and how we expand voting to more people.
Nick Chedli Carter
11.9.17
Call To Action

Join the 'Vote Now' Campaign Against Lifetime Voting Bans for Ex-Offenders

Take action with VICE Impact in support of the ACLU's effort to end undemocratic voter suppression that keeps millions of people from voting and reintegrating into society.
Impact Staff
11.7.17
Vote Now

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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