Demand Voting Rights
January 13, 2022
I’m writing to you from Atlanta, where moments ago I met with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. The topic at hand was voting rights, and NAACP’s demand was quite straight forward:
We need to see outcomes.
For the sake of our democracy in 2022, there is absolutely nothing more urgent than passing sweeping voting rights legislation. And I say this now, directly to Congress: the clock has run out on excuses, partisanship, and the blatant disregard of American voters.
This is a pivotal midterm election year, yet across this nation, restrictive voting laws continue to...