MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-A LEGACY REVISITED: VOTING RIGHTS TODAY

Martin Luther King Day
Voting Rights Today Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. played a pivotal role in securing voting rights for all Americans. The 'Voting Rights Act' signed into law August 6, 1965 was a landmark piece of federal legislation, meant to prohibit racial discrimination in voting. Fast forward 2016 where voting rights today are still at the forefront of the political debates, as legislative measures by state continue to threaten disenfranchisement in subtle, but damaging ways. The dream for all U.S. citizens ...
More

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-HIS LEGACY REVISITED

Martin Luther King Day
Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. played a pivotal role in securing voting rights for all Americans. The 'Voting Rights Act' signed into law August 6, 1965 was a landmark piece of federal legislation, meant to prohibit racial discrimination in voting. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fast forward 2016 where voting rights are still at the forefront of the political debates, as legislative measures by state continue to threaten disenfranchisement in subtle, but damagi...
More

TAKE EXPRESSYOURSELFBLOG’S VOTER REGISTRATION CHALLENGE

Voter Registration Challenge
Citizens, take ExpressYourselfBlog's 'Voter Registration Challenge'. Encourage two friends, family members or fellow citizens to register to vote 2016, post your civic deed on social media with #VoterRegistrationChallenge #Register2ToVote2016 #RegisterToVote #VoteAllElections. --ExpressYourselfBlog
More

GET INVOLVED: CALL TO ACTION ON GUN VIOLENCE

View image | gettyimages.com Citizens, allow your voice to be heard. Whether you support the current gun control laws, or feel an addendum should be reviewed, take action on your view by writing to your elected officials. Politicians and law enforcement agree, amending gun control legislation will not prevent violence in America. The consensus is the problem is far more reaching, and may be a result of multiple gaps in policy that includes but is not limited to, mental illness, ease in wh...
More