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For Immediate Release Press Contact February 25, 2022 press@justdemocracy.us Just Democracy Congratulates Ketanji Brown Jackson on Historic Supreme Court Nomination and Urges Swift Confirmation  WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, President Biden announced Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia as his nominee to succeed Justice Stephen Breyer on the

For Immediate Release Press Contact February 8, 2022 press@justdemocracy.us Supreme Court ‘Dilutes the Voting Power’ of Black Alabamians by Pausing Lower Court Ruling   WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Today, the Supreme Court paused a lower court ruling that Alabama must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections. The court’s action means the upcoming elections will be

For Immediate Release Press Contact January 19, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Black and Brown Organizers Speak Out After Failed Senate Voting Rights Vote WASHINGTON, DC- Tonight, Senator Sinema, Senator Manchin, and 50 Senate Republicans failed to support a talking filibuster to advance the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. Chairperson African

For Immediate Release Press Contact January 6, 2022 press@justdemocracy.us One Year After the January 6 Insurrection, Black- and Brown-Led Coalition Also Honors Organizers Who Delivered Democrats a Victory in Georgia    Washington, D.C. — One year ago today, on the morning of January 6, 2020, we celebrated a stunning victory in two Georgia special elections. That

For Immediate Release Press Contact December 9, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us As Biden Hosts Global Democracy Summit, We Must Remember Our Own Democracy Is In Danger As Biden Hosts Global Democracy Summit, We Must Remember Our Own Democracy Is In Danger Stephany Spaulding: “The right to vote is the backbone of our democracy, and we cannot afford

For Immediate Release Press Contact November 18, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us As Long as the Filibuster Remains, Gerrymandering Continues Ahead of Midterm Elections ICYMI: NYT reports that new proposed district maps across the country “are more distorted, more disjointed and more gerrymandered than any since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.” Stephany Spaulding: “Gerrymandering is

For Immediate Release Press Contact November 3, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us  Black and Brown-led Democracy Coalition Respond to Filibuster Dishonoring John Lewis’ Legacy   Just Democracy: “Voting rights is part of the battle for the soul of this nation and we must stop anti-democratic actors from holding our democracy hostage.” WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Senate Republicans filibustered

For Immediate Release Press Contact November 3, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Black and Brown Organizers Release Horror Film Trailer Starring Sen. Sinema Amid John Lewis Act Filibuster “The Betrayal” Premiers in Phoenix with Message for Sen. Sinema: “Choose Us Over the Filibuster”  Phoenix, AZ — Today, as the Senate prepares to vote on the John Lewis Voting

For Immediate Release Press Contact October 28, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us ICYMI: Just Democracy Joins Demand Justice and Take Back the Court to Rally for Court Reform Congress Must Expand the Court to Reform Our Broken and Unrepresentative Court System WASHINGTON, D.C. –– On Tuesday and Wednesday, Just Democracy coalition members Stephany Spaulding and Shenika Carter joined

For Immediate Release Press Contact October 21, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us President Biden Calls for Filibuster Reform During CNN Town Hall  President Biden: “We’re gonna have to move to the point where we fundamentally alter the filibuster.”  WASHINGTON, D.C. — This evening, a day after Senate Republicans filibustered the Freedom to Vote Act, President Biden made his