Civil Rights Groups Plan Initiative for Restoring Voting Rights

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

Guest column: Remove barriers to restoring voting rights  The Florida Times-Union

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

Group Leads the Restoration of the SS Columbia  Spectrum News

Voting rights restoration advocates kick off Second Chance Month with stop in Jacksonville  WJXT News4JAX

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

Black Democrats urge party to shift its voting rights push  POLITICO

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

Congressional Restoration of Tribal Civil Jurisdiction  The Regulatory Review

Civil rights restored to more than 69,000 Virginians  WDBJ7

Polistina Supports Civil Service Protection Restoration In Atlantic City

Virginia Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion  The New York Times

Puente Movement seeks to restore rights to formerly incarcerated people in Arizona  Downtown Devil

Inslee signs bill restoring voting rights to parolees in Washington state | TheHill  The Hill

How Civil Rights Lawyer Keith Ellison Led the Chauvin Prosecution  The New York Times

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

Northam restores civil rights to more than 69,000 Virginians | The Henrico Citizen  Henrico Citizen

Congressional Push To Restore The Voting Rights Act Picks Up  TPM

Federal Appeals Court Hearing Concludes in Challenge to Florida Law Obstructing Voting Rights Restoration BlackPressUSA  Black Press USA

Let’s get Jim Crow out of the Virginia Constitution  The Washington Post

Merrick Garland Announces an Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Dept  The New York Times

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

Dr. Alveda King, Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Speaks at College of the Ozarks Convocation  KTTS

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

How to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act

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

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

DC update: New developments on voting rights, minimum wage, gun violence

Hodgson Leads Hundreds Of Sheriffs In Calling For Restoration of Trump Immigration Policies

'Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem' Film Screening & Discussion  KPBS

Hinkle-Garton Farmstead to offer Daisy Days Native Plant Sale Saturday, Sunday  Indiana Daily Student

While the Astrodome sits empty, help is coming to Houston's other 'National Treasure'  Houston Chronicle

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

Activists across Florida condemn passage of Gov. Ron DeSantis' so-called anti-riot bill  Pensacola News Journal

Georgia voting law pummeled at U.S. Senate hearing on ‘Jim Crow 2021’  Savannah Morning News

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

'A magical place': Hinchliffe Stadium, former Negro Leagues ballpark, being restored to its former glory  USA TODAY

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

Virginia Democrats Divided On Restoring Voting Rights For Felons  DCist

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

Voting rights, clemency imbalances show racism still exists | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

‘This verdict is a step.’ Chauvin case stirs strong emotions for Missouri’s Cleaver, Bush  Kansas City Star

Incarcerated People to Regain Right to Vote  Journal of the San Juan Islands

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

ON THIS DAY: April 23, 2008, Mural in Gateway Center T station saved after $15M appraisal  WPXI Pittsburgh

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

‘The Work Continues’: America Reacts To Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict (Photos)  Forbes

ACA Litigation Round-Up, Part 3: Section 1557, The ACA's Primary Nondiscrimination Provision  Health Affairs

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

Jackson artist works on restoration of historic Civil Rights site in Memphis  WLBT

President Biden's new Executive Order Expands voting rights and honors Civil Rights Leaders  Fox 4

Progress on Restoring Voting Rights

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

Va. House panel expands felon rights proposal to allow voting after release  Virginia Mercury

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

Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to 69K Ex-Felons  NBC4 Washington

Salve Regina plans 3-day graduation program, including ceremony for Class of 2020

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

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

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Roscoe Dixon, influential Memphis lawmaker stung by Tennessee Waltz, dies at 71  Commercial Appeal

Black History Is Missing In US History Education  Catholic University of America The Tower

Biden Nominee Would Be Highest-Ranking Black Woman in Intelligence Position if Confirmed  The New York Times

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

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

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

Cleveland Restoration Society Seeking Input on Future Civil Rights Trail in Cleveland  Cleveland Scene

EDITORIAL: Incarcerated felons shouldn't get to vote

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

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

Cleveland Restoration Society needs public's help in choosing Civil Rights Trail historical markers  freshwatercleveland

Fundraising Efforts Continue For Restoration of Juanita Craft House  Spectrum News

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

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

Voting Rights Restoration A Good Step But New York Must End Blanket Disenfranchisement  Gotham Gazette

'Let My People Vote' Tells Of One Man's Journey To Getting 1.4 Million Back A Voice  NPR

Voting rights restoration  Richmond Free Press

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

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

NAACP leader decries DeSantis voting rights stands  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Researchers Provide Recommendations for a Biden Administration Education Civil Rights Agenda  UMass News and Media Relations

Last Chance: Florida Considers Clemency Pleas By Felons For Last Time Ahead Of Election  WUFT

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

Washington now recognizes Juneteenth, but there's more to the story  Crosscut

African American Civil Rights Trail continues to highlight Cleveland history  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Ex-Felons in Florida Must Pay Fines Before Voting, Appeals Court Rules  The New York Times

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

Ex-Felons Can Vote in Kentucky. Who's Going to Tell Them?  Spectrum News 1

Hoosier gun rights are fully restored following felony record expungement, attorney general says

Restoring the Voting Rights Act in Congressman John Lewis' Memory  Southern Poverty Law Center

The For the People Act Is America's Next Great Civil Rights Bill

Final tally: Group says 67,000 felons registered in Florida after Amendment 4  POLITICO

Will Mitch McConnell continue to block restoration of the Voting Rights Act?  Facing South

After Death of John Lewis, Democrats Renew Push for Voting Rights Law  The New York Times

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

Bill giving those with felonies the right to vote is introduced in Washington Legislature  Seattle Times

Billy Strings Shares "Watch It Fall" For Florida Rights Restoration Coalition [Video]  Live for Live Music

A GOP Governor and BLM Activists Agreed on Restoring Voting Rights to Felons. Will It Last?  POLITICO

'Justice was served': Polk County leaders react to verdict in George Floyd murder case  The Ledger