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Voting & Elections 08.19.2020

Celebrating Black Women and HBCU Graduates as Senator Kamala Harris Accepts Vice-Presidential Nomination

Common Cause Student Alliance Coordinator Alyssa Canty reflects what Senator Kamala Harris's nomination as a Vice Presidential candidate means to young Black women at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

07.30.2020

Why You Should Go on a Tuition Strike Fall 2020

Voting & Elections 07.24.2020

Washington DC Makes Important Stand for Voting Rights, Temporarily Abolishes Felony Disenfranchisement

Once an American is eligible to vote that right should never be taken away. Washington, DC joins Maine and Vermont in making a stand for the most important and sacred right we share, our right to vote.

07.14.2020

Remembering Marguerite C. Rawdon Smith

07.7.2020

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