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In Detroit along Woodward Avenue downtown, or on Livernois south of Six Mile, or down Joy Road, brightly colored murals with “Your Vote Matters” messages emblazoned on the sides of buildings command a striking and bold presence. As a part of efforts to promote conversations around voters’ rights the ACLU of Michigan in partnership with…

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The policies discussed in the first and only vice presidential debate were largely overshadowed by an insect. During the latter moments of the debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence, a fly landed on Pence’s hair. The fly immediately diverted attention from the actual debate, as thousands of people on social media created memes to…

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The ACLU of Michigan in partnership with MichiganVoting.org, a coalition of statewide organizations, launched an aggressive information campaign designed to educate the public about their voting rights. Particularly important to this campaign, branded “40 Days of Early Voting,” is education around Proposal 3, which passed in 2018 and expands access to the ballot by authorizing…

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  The Nov. 3 election could change the direction of America. In sports, several voting initiatives have encouraged former and current athletes to vote. But while social justice has been at the forefront of the NBA’s return to action in 2020, only 20 percent of players voted in the 2016 election, according to ESPN.  The…

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Many are calling the 2020 election the most important election of a generation. The outcome will have a major impact on this new decade. While multiple artists and entertainers have shared their thoughts about voting, rapper Blueface has made a point of saying he will not participate in the 2020 election. Blueface recently appeared on…

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