Step by ominous step, Donald Trump is eliminating or blocking every Constitutional check and balance on his administration to evade accountability for corruption.The only path still open to save America from becoming an autocracy is the ballot box in November. Even there Trump is working to rig
The decision was made by the New York Board of Elections, one of whom described holding the primary as a frivolous “beauty contest” for the Vermont lawmaker’s supporters.
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment, which was adopted to give Black people access to the ballot after the Civil War. The amendment has retained its promise but, unfortunately, the robust democracy that it envisioned remains just out of reach. Today, we should honor the life of the momentous amendment by remembering that the fight to keep it continues.