Gusman: The Fight for Voting Rights

If you haven’t had the chance to watch “All In: The Fight for Democracy,” Stacy Abram’s new documentary on Hulu, I highly recommend using any extra time in your day while social distancing at home to watch it. It’s a sobering, yet inspiring film that reminds us how intertwined race and voter suppression is. When we talk voting rights in America, we must examine our nation’s history—with its legacy of slavery and oppression—to understand that from the moment that slave ships hit our Virginian shores in 1619 to the events on Edmund Pettis Bridge Selma in Selma in 1965 and to this very moment (because you can vote now, not just in November), the fight for voting rights is ongoing.

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