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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Darktown

Review: Darktown, by Thomas Mullen
Atria, 2016. 371 pp. $26

Atlanta, late 1940s, a dark night. Two police officers on foot patrol see a black woman in a car driven by a white man, who appears to have struck her. 801 more words

Reviews And Columns

Court rules voter registration deadline be extended again

Following a petition by activist Okiya Omtatah. The High Court on Thursday, February 16 extended the mass voter registration exercise for three more days.

The court ruled that the right to vote is a constitutionally guaranteed one and that every would-be potential voter should be availed the chance to register. 250 more words

News

A New Ballot Initiative Would Require Oregon Voters to Prove Their Citizenship Before Voting

It could plunge Oregon into the center of national voter-suppression efforts.

Conservative activists are currently gathering signatures for an Oregon ballot initiative that would require every voter in the state to provide proof of citizenship within two years. 41 more words

Oregon Secretary Of State

Your Vote, Your Diet

This empire has no real laws,
The law is so fragile, it keeps breaking,
It only stands strong for the weak,
They can’t break it, nor bend it. 263 more words

Poetry

Why does choosing a party matter?

The short answer: it really doesn’t.

I’m sure at some point you were told to register with the party that best reflects your views, which is solid advice.  347 more words

Vote! Vote! For All that is Holy Vote!

The numbers do not add up for Democrats and other liberal oriented parties, and 2018 mid-term will be the first real look at how the American people are really adapting to the policies of Donald Trump. 1,032 more words

John Lewis Inspires Us to Get in the Way

“I don’t see this President-elect as a legitimate President,” said Civil Rights icon and longtime U.S. Congressman John Lewis. “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. 825 more words

Film