Desmond Meade, felons' rights activist, wins restoration of his own civil rights  Florida PhoenixFlorida voting rights leader Desmond Meade has civil rights restored  Tampa Bay TimesActivist Desmond Meade has civil rights restored  Florida PoliticsFlorida felon voting activist Meade gets civil rights back  Associated PressFlorida Felon Voting Activist Meade Gets Civil Rights Back | Political News  U.S. News & World ReportView Full Coverage on Google News

Florida voting rights activist has civil rights restored  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Civil rights activist Desmond Meade has own voting rights restored  The Black Wall Street Times

Voting-rights leader Desmond Meade's civil rights restored by Florida  Orlando Sentinel

Orlando felons' rights activist Desmond Meade has civil rights restored  Orlando Weekly

Florida takes 4 months to tell voting rights advocate Desmond Meade his civil rights are restored  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Let My People Vote: My Battle to Restore the Civil Rights of Returning Citizens  WGCU News

Magic’s Michael Carter-Williams happy to see Desmond Meade’s rights restored  Orlando Sentinel

Florida civil rights activist Desmond Meade among ‘genius grant’ recipients  Tampa Bay Times

Thousands of convicted felons in South Alabama can get their voting rights restored  NBC 15 WPMI

Contractors needed for Civil Rights landmark, the Dr. Ossian Sweet house repairs and restoration  FOX 2 Detroit

Desmond Meade deserves the respect that Florida denies him | Editorial  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Mellon Foundation to help fund restoration of historic AG Gaston Motel in Birmingham  Alabama NewsCenter

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The arc of a law enforcement career  Alexandria Times

Senate Democrats take new steps to restore the Voting Rights Act  MSNBC

Disqualified Port Wentworth mayoral candidate Julius Hall's appeal to supreme court denied  Savannah Morning News

History Is Lunch: Judith Johnson, "Civil Rights Sites of the Mississippi Delta"  McComb Enterprise Journal

Film Spotlights Landmark Asian American Civil Rights Case  Bloomberg

Civil rights restored to more than 69,000 Virginians  WDBJ7

Desmond Meade deserves his ‘genius grant’ for his work to restore voting rights | Letters  Tampa Bay Times

The debate over Restoring America  Washington Examiner

Florida clemency board approves automatic restoration of felons’ civil rights  Orlando Sentinel

A Roadmap to Restore Democracy in Nicaragua?  Havana Times

Florida's New Clemency Process Is A 'Huge' Marker Of Progress, Says Civil Rights Leader  WLRN

Doctor looking to save first Black-owned hospital in Dallas through restoration

‘Self-Defense Restoration Act’ bill proposed in Florida would require retreat before use of force  WFLA

A.G. Gaston Motel receives $1.1 million grant for restoration

Breaking Down the Freedom to Vote Act

Voting Rights Legislation Filibustered By Republicans For A Third Time  HuffPost

Civil Lawsuit Takes on Restoration of Felon Voting Rights in North Carolina

Sen. Perry files bill to grant full restoration of civil rights to non-violent offenders  WCJB

Letters to the editor for Friday, Oct. 22: Problems at the border, problems with salmon, problems with George Will  The Register-Guard

Emerald Isle mayoral candidates address past legal problems as campaign heads for finish line  Carolinacoastonline

Civil lawsuit takes on restoration of felon voting rights  Carolina Public Press

Portsmouth woman helps formally incarcerated restore rights

A Conversation With Neil Volz About Restoring The Civil Rights Of People Who've Served Time In Prison  WMFE

Battle to restore Florida felons' voting rights heads to appeals court

Judges Won't Delay NC Voting Rights Restoration for Felons  U.S. News & World Report

How to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act

Julius Hall had his civil rights restored, why doesn't that guarantee he can run for local office?  Savannah Morning News

Judges order restoration of voting rights for more than 50,000 former felons in North Carolina  The Washington Post

A theater with deep roots in the Grove’s Black community will ‘finally get its voice again’  Miami Herald

Florida’s Clemency Board didn’t actually do much to help felons regain the right to vote | Column  Tampa Bay Times

NC appeals court stops for now voting restoration for felons  Associated Press

North Carolina bill seeks to shorten felons' wait to restore gun rights  The Center Square

Florida could reinstate felons' right to bear arms under proposed bill  Orlando Weekly

McAuliffe near the top in restoring ex-felon voting rights  PolitiFact

Historic AG Gaston Motel restoration will 'shine a light' on civil rights history  Alabama NewsCenter

The Virginia Governor Race Is Surprisingly Tight – Here's Where The Major Candidates Stand On Key Issues  BuzzFeed

Virginia Democrats push to end constitutional rule stripping felons of voting rights  Virginia Mercury

Abyssinian Meeting House could receive $1.7 million in federal funding  Press Herald

Virginia Democrats Plan To Restore Voting Rights For Felons, But Remain Divided On How Far To Go – DCist  DCist

Why restoring voting rights to former felons is "one of the key civil right issues of our time"  CNBC

Clemency rule change a good start, but more needs to be done | Opinion  Tallahassee Democrat

In a time of civic discord, remember 'we are not enemies'  AAMC

Column: Obama Center symbolizes a great moment for Chicago — but at a cost of urban green space  Chicago Tribune

Advocates worry democracy is eroding on Biden's watch  The Washington Post

Voting rights advocate Desmond Meade to receive 2021 Brown Democracy Medal | Penn State University  Penn State News

Civil rights restored to more than 20,000 ex-felons, Northam says  WWBT NBC12 News

Minn. Appeals court deals setback to voting restoration push  Minnesota Public Radio News

New Az law allows clearing marijuana offenses from criminal records

Williamsburg man spent nearly 3 decades in prison. Now, he’s celebrating after having his rights restored.  Daily Press

Lake County event helps people secure voting rights provided by 2018's Amendment 4  Daily Commercial

Progress on Restoring Voting Rights

Safety City adds Knoxville College sign ahead of HBCU's homecoming

Planning underway for 250th anniversary of Halifax Resolves

New York passes bill restoring voting rights of felons on parole  JURIST

Gov. Inslee signs bill to restore voting rights to Washington parolees  NBC News

California law, U.S. Constitution at center of FOID case before Illinois Supreme Court  Capitol News Illinois

$41K grant awarded for educational programming at National Negro Opera house  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Restored A.G. Gaston Motel at Heart of Civil Rights National Monument  Birmingham Times

Advocates continue to push for voting rights restoration of convicted felons in Mississippi  WLOX

Christian group sues EEOC, HHS over mandates forcing employers to cover gender transition surgeries  The Christian Post

For ex-felons, justice comes in many small steps  Orlando Sentinel

Illinois Supreme Court reviews decision on firearm owner rights  Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Judges won't delay NC voting rights restoration for felons

DeSantis' clemency revamp will wipe out a backlog of thousands of Florida felons' cases awaiting review  Orlando Weekly

Big Week | October 20-27  Wednesday Journal

Getting democracy to work again  The Edge Markets MY

Ta'ziz partnership with the countries of North Africa and the Middle East - Iraq  ReliefWeb

Transcript: The ReidOut, 10/20/21  MSNBC

Religious Exemptions for Vaccine Mandates Shouldn't Exist  WIRED

A return to a constitutional monarchy may solve Libya's problems  Atlantic Council

Group Leads the Restoration of the SS Columbia  Spectrum News

Kentucky restored voting rights to 178,000 with felonies. That's not far enough, advocates say  Courier Journal

DOJ's historic week was more about restoration than reform  Reuters

Effort to restore felon voting rights continues in courts after legislative move falters  Minnesota Public Radio News

Clemency reform is a win-win-win for Florida | Opinion - South Florida Sun Sentinel  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Booker Reintroduces Legislation Prohibiting Discrimination in the Name of Religion  Senator Cory Booker

EDITORIAL: Incarcerated felons shouldn't get to vote

Florida denies full pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade  Tampa Bay Times

'Free The Vote' tour bus brings voting info to felons in Kissimmee  News 13 Orlando

A.G. Gaston Motel, a piece of Birmingham civil rights history, being restored  WIAT -

'Free the Vote' bus tour making stop in Eustis this weekend  Daily Commercial

Trial begins on challenge to North Carolina felon voting restrictions  Lexington Dispatch

North Carolina court restores the vote to 56,000

How Land Management Can Restore Hope to Women in Rural Kenya  Inter Press Service

AG Gaston Motel Restoration Receives $1.1 Million Mellon Foundation Grant « The Official Website for the City of Birmingham, Alabama

Education Beat: Flint School Board votes unanimously to talk with Mott Foundation CEO Ridgway White about abandoned Central-Whittier campus  East Village Magazine

North Carolina Felons Gain and Lose Voting Rights  The Davidsonian