Jim Crow Returns: Millions of Minority Voters Threatened by Electoral Purge

Registering to Vote

Originally by Greg Palast, published in Al Jazeera America.

Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. Already, tens of thousands have been removed in at least one battleground state, and the numbers are expected to climb, according to a six-month-long, nationwide investigation by Al Jazeera America.

DCTN: Tactics & Street Safety for Nonviolent Direct Actions

Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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DC

Are you planning on attending the No Justice No Pride action on June 10th?
Do you want to become more active in making social and political change?
Are you looking to come together with like minded community?

DanceAfrica, DC 30 Anniversary

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 10:00am
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DC

Hosted by Dance Place
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In loving honor and memory of Baba Chuck Davis.

The 30th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora! Introducing Mama Sylvia Soumah as Griot, outstanding African dance companies from the DC metropolitan area, a master class series, free outdoor activities and our signature African Marketplace, this festival is guaranteed to inspire, invigorate, educate and entertain. Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Anti-Eviction Canvassing

Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Democratic Socialists of America
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Weeknight time for those who can't make weekends.

**PLEASE NOTE** this time will only be for people who have already received the training. Participants will only be convening to break out into groups and then head out to canvass.

Happy Hour to #RaisetheBar, again!

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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DC

Hosted by Collective Action for Safe Spaces
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Join CASS on June 8th at Colony Club in Park View/Petworth as part of #DoMore24 to help raise money to launch the Safe Bar Collective. 10% of sales will go to CASS, and it'll be happy hour the whole time.

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House Party: Build the Left, Fight the Right! S17 Fundraising!

Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

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Hosted by DC Socialist ISO

Join D.C. Socialist's, leftists and allies!
House party & fundraiser for the 2017 Socialism conference!
Closest Metro: Petworth/Georiga Ave.- Red line

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