August 20, 2022

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How do you fight voter suppression? Grassroots organizers in Wisconsin have an answer

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In the 2016 election, Wisconsin’s Republican voter ID law suppressed 200,000 votes in a state Donald Trump won by 22,000 votes. Milwaukee was ground zero for voter suppression, and is one of the most deeply segregated and incarcerated cities in the country. A new special report from The Real News Network highlights the work of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities to restore the promise of democracy, one door at a time–and discusses the limitations of this approach when Democrats refuse to abolish the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation in the Senate.

Read the transcript of this story: https://therealnews.com/how-do-you-fight-voter-suppression-grassroots-organizers-in-wisconsin-have-an-answer

Pre-Production/Studio/Post-Production: Cameron Granadino

This special report has been supported by the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous and compelling reporting about responses to social problems.

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