Emergent Justice News

Protesters Target Michigan Businesses Over Voter Suppression

State business and political elites at the Mackinac Policy Conference were challenged by community groups over a Republican plan to pass new restrictions on elections and circumvent a veto from the governor. David Moore, @ppolitics JUN 2, 2022 1:12PM EDT In Michigan this week, activists with the Defend Black Voters coalition held a series of… Continue reading Protesters Target Michigan Businesses Over Voter Suppression

Defend Black Voters Coalition, Emergent Justice News

Black activists protest voting restrictions by land, air and sea at Mackinac Conference

BY: ALLISON R. DONAHUE AND LAINA G. STEBBINS - JUNE 2, 2022 3:30 PM For a period of time on Tuesday, attendees ferrying to the Mackinac Island Policy Conference were confronted with a protest banner hung from the Round Island Passage Lighthouse: “Loepp, pledge to defend Black voters.” The banner drop, put up by the Defend Black Voters coalition and… Continue reading Black activists protest voting restrictions by land, air and sea at Mackinac Conference