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Voting clouded by mystery for now

Voting clouded by mystery for now

By Jeremy Alford, The Daily Advertiser
In between hurricanes over the past week or so, and in the wake of the national conventions for the Democratic ...
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Mark Ballard: My wife Donna Britt has ALS. This is the complex process she must follow to vote.

Mark Ballard: My wife Donna Britt has ALS. This is the complex process she must follow to vote.

By Mark Ballard for The Advocate
Like Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, every election day, my wife and I made a point of walking to ...
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Guest column: Get involved in the census count, or we all pay a high price

Guest column: Get involved in the census count, or we all pay a high price

By Janea Jameson for The Advocate
On Aug. 3, the Census Bureau issued a statement saying, “We will end field data collection by September 30, 2020 ...
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Viewpoint: Before Kamala Harris, a very long battle for women in politics

Viewpoint: Before Kamala Harris, a very long battle for women in politics

By Danae Columbus, NOLA Messenger
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris’ selection as the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee — and potentially the most consequential vice president ...
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Ashley Shelton and Candice Battiste: Now is the time to act on police reform

Ashley Shelton and Candice Battiste: Now is the time to act on police reform

Candice Battiste and Ashley Shelton, Special to The Times
Not long after George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis, which sparked Black Lives Matter protests locally, nationally, and globally, the people ...
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Commentary: Lawsuits rightly take aim at limits to mail balloting during pandemic

Commentary: Lawsuits rightly take aim at limits to mail balloting during pandemic

Gambit Commentary
When the League of Women Voters challenges a state’s election laws in federal court, claiming those laws violate fundamental constitutional ...
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In Louisiana, and across the U.S., we are seeing a disproportionate number of Black people die from this virus. (Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The Coronavirus Is Devastating Already Devastated Communities

By Ashley Shelton, Published by Common Dreams
The Coronavirus Is Devastating Already Devastated Communities The people and equity-centered recovery approach we are putting forward is intended to ...
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United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important

United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important

BY KIM SPORT and CHARMAINE CACCIOPPI, The Advocate
United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important BY KIM SPORT and CHARMAINE CACCIOPPI MAY 4, 2020 - ...
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Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana

Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana

By MELISSA S. FLOURNOY, The Advocate
Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana By MELISSA S. FLOURNOY APR 29, 2020 ...
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I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General

I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General

By Kenya Slaughter, Op Ed for the New York Times, April 26, 2020
I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General By Kenya Slaughter Ms. Slaughter works at Dollar General ...
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Viewpoint: Mail-in ballots are essential for the safety of Louisiana voters

Viewpoint: Mail-in ballots are essential for the safety of Louisiana voters

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist | Uptown Messenger
Who wants to potentially put themselves or their family members at risk by voting at a poll on upcoming election ...
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Letters: Voters' commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis

Letters: Voters’ commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis

by Ashley Shelton, Published in The Advocate
Letters: Voters' commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis by Ashley Shelton, Executive Director for the Power ...
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Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today's system

Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today’s system

BY CLARIONTA JONES, Published in The Advocate
Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today's system BY CLARIONTA JONES MARCH 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM ...
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Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire

Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire

Staff Editorial for The Advocate
Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire Staff Editorial for The Advocate By ...
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Our Views: In 2020, let's all stand up and be counted

Our Views: In 2020, let’s all stand up and be counted

STAFF EDITORIAL, The Advocate
Our Views: In 2020, let's all stand up and be counted STAFF EDITORIAL |  JAN 1, 2020 - 6:00 AM ...
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Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana

Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana

By Ashley Shelton, Equal Voice
Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana In an opinion essay, Ashley Shelton of the Power Coalition in Louisiana ...
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Raise minimum wage, as the people want politicians to do

Raise minimum wage, as the people want politicians to do

BY ASHLEY SHELTON and MATT WOOD, Published in The Advocate
BY ASHLEY SHELTON and MATT WOOD The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Raise the Wage Act, which ...
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Kyle Ardoin can be a leader in ensuring fair, impartial elections

Kyle Ardoin can be a leader in ensuring fair, impartial elections

Louisiana is making progress towards ensuring free and fair elections for all voters. In addition to taking steps towards replacing ...
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