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

Fourth Avenue, Civil Rights District transforming amid Birmingham's 150th anniversary  Alabama NewsCenter

$15 Million Allocated To Preserve African American Civil Rights History  National Parks Traveler

Civil rights restored to more than 69,000 Virginians  WDBJ7

GOP's Objection to Vote for Felons Imperils Its Own Supporters  Bloomberg

Green Acres is the place to be for wings and a side of history  Alabama NewsCenter

Black women's felon-voter-restoration case in FL draws sympathetic hearing during 11th Circuit arguments  Florida Phoenix

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

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

Anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster  Florida Phoenix

Foreign ministers of more than a dozen countries condemn mass arrests in Cuba  Reuters

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

How to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act  brennancenter.org

Push to restore historic Lincoln Theater, once a Baton Rouge cultural hub, enters new stage  The Advocate

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

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

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

City Of Irving: Bear Creek Heritage Center Repairs Begin Aug. 1  Patch.com

Restored bus with Minnesota ties tells the story of the Freedom Riders  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gunman in Tucson shooting spree had criminal record, 'mental health issues,' police say  Arizona Daily Star

The Democrats Are Bungling Voting Rights—but Not in the Way You Think  The Nation

Northam says thousands of former inmates in Virginia to have voting rights restored  WAVY.com

Owner seeks to restore Nellie Jackson house - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

Virginia Democrats Divided On Restoring Voting Rights For Felons  DCist

Hamtramck Stadium renovations moves forward  Ballpark Digest

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

Minnesota courts again turn back push to restore felon voting rights  Minneapolis Star Tribune

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

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

Questlove on Making Summer of Soul, One of the Year's Best Films  Pitchfork

Behind the partisan drama lies a profoundly serious struggle over who gets shut out under Texas voting laws  The Texas Tribune

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

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

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition kicks off statewide bus tour in Jacksonville  ActionNewsJax.com

VA COVID shot mandate violates the law | News | thedesertreview.com  thedesertreview.com

For Black Farmers Who Choose Justice When the USDA is Not Enough  Colorlines

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

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

Minimum wage earners can't afford a two-bedroom rental anywhere, report says  KOLD

Palm oil grower looks to make amends for past deforestation in Indonesia  Mongabay.com

I Was Just Denied Clemency in the State of Florida. I'm One of Many People With Past Convictions Living Without My Full Civil Rights  TIME

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

After California restores felon voting rights, activists see growing national trend  NBC News

Restoring Justice to DOJ  Just Security

Will Biden Help Revive the Arab Spring, Starting with Tunisia?  Foreign Policy

Pardons, Firearm Rights, and Commutations | Iowa Governor  Governor Kim Reynolds

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

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

The Temptation of Judging for ‘Common Good’  The Wall Street Journal

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

LGBTQ Activists Woo GOP Votes on Rights Bill in Culture War Turn  Bloomberg Law

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

California monsoon, popular ports, Disney meets Elvis: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Anti-Poverty Advocates Urge Sinema To Act On Voting Rights, Minimum Wage, Filibuster  Patch.com

Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Felon Voting Limits  Courthouse News Service

Group Leads the Restoration of the SS Columbia  Spectrum News

Merrick Garland will not deliver your catharsis  The Washington Post

Souderton Community Conversation explores empowerment, equity, communication  The Reporter

Biden searches for attorney general to restore Justice Dept.’s independence, refocus on civil rights  The Washington Post

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

More People With Felony Convictions Can Vote, but Roadblocks Remain  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Martin Luther King III, Arndrea King, Rev. Al Sharpton to Meet with TX State Legislatures  atlantadailyworld

Swaziland/Eswatini: Civilian Killings Must Stop Now  FIDH

Kresge joins effort to revitalize Hamtramck Stadium, one of five remaining Negro League ballparks  The Kresge Foundation

Relentless cyber attacks are putting financial pressure on hospitals: Fitch Ratings  FierceHealthcare

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

Tunisia: Sacked PM says will hand over responsibility  Al Jazeera English

A.G. Gaston Motel, a piece of Birmingham civil rights history, being restored  WIAT - CBS42.com

Voting rights restoration  Richmond Free Press

Cuba's Paris embassy says it was hit by arson  Yahoo News

Vintage Greyhound bus is restored to commemorate the Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary  CNN

In 2018, Florida enfranchised former felons. They’re still fighting for the right to vote.  The Washington Post

Gov. restores rights of nearly 70000 felons  Richmond Free Press

Florida denies Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade full pardon - 60 Minutes  CBS News

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

Prioritizing Gaza Reconstruction Must Not Detract from Broader International Goal of Ending Israeli Occupation, Deputy Special Coordinator Tells Security Council - occupied Palestinian territory  ReliefWeb

Minnesota Appeals court deals setback to voting restoration push  Bemidji Pioneer

ACLU appeals dismissal of lawsuit over voting rights for Minnesota felons  MinnPost

Column: Some facts and figures you might not know about civil rights restoration in Florida  Tampabay.com

Amy Coney Barrett Is Trying to Tell Us Something  Bloomberg

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

How Republicans Undermined Ex-Felon Voting Rights in Florida  The New York Times

EDITORIAL: Incarcerated felons shouldn't get to vote  Fredericksburg.com

Voting Rights Restoration Gives Felons a Voice in More States  The Pew Charitable Trusts

More States Expand the Ballot to Previously Incarcerated  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Bitter reversal: Myanmar military coup wipes out press freedom gains  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Millions of people with felonies can now vote after widespread reform. Most don’t know it.  USA TODAY

New Az law allows clearing marijuana offenses from criminal records  TucsonSentinel.com

A new website allows 152,000 Kentucky felons to see if their voting rights were restored  Courier Journal

Congressional Restoration of Tribal Civil Jurisdiction  The Regulatory Review

Ky. Secretary of State Office confirms Smith's civil rights restoration after he responds to Times-Tribune article  Times Tribune of Corbin

Democrats move to expand voting rights for felons | TheHill  The Hill

Cherokee County Title VI Policy Statement  Cherokee County

Fundraising Efforts Continue For Restoration of Juanita Craft House  Spectrum News

Voting Rights Restored for Some With Felony Convictions  Bloomberg

Civil Rights Group Demands Action by State of Louisiana to Remedy Violations of Federal Voting Rights Law  PRNewswire

Restored Greyhound bus unveiled for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary  NBC News

Court of appeals rules Florida improperly denied concealed-carry license for former felon  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Working to restore voting rights to returning citizens ahead of the general election  Southern Poverty Law Center

Rev. Liz Theoharis of Poor People's Campaign Arrested in Protest over Voting Rights & Infrastructure  Democracy Now!