Stories tagged: "Black Leaders Organizing for Communities"

Maletha Jones (holding clipboard), Field Operations Manager for Black Leaders Organizing Communities (BLOC) takes part in an event the week before the Nov. 3, 2020 election.
BLOC Leader: When Black People Lead, We All Win. Just Look at Georgia and Wisconsin.

Outreach and organizing must be done year-round to counter suppression and violent opposition to election equality.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘Wisconsin Legislature Has Done Nothing’: Evers Asks US Supreme Court to Extend Absentee Ballot Deadline

In scathing court filing, Evers reiterates call to extend deadline to Nov. 9.

Voters wait in line on April 7 outside Riverside High School in Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
April’s Pandemic Election Suppressed Milwaukee’s Black Vote

Study finds poll closures — spurred by a lack of workers due to health concerns — directly led to a depressed turnout.

Judge Combines Four Election-Related Cases Into One
Four Election-Related Cases Into One

Aug. 5 hearing date set, with decision to come by end of August.