A New Civil Rights Movement: Congressional Intervention Needed to Protect Voting Rights

@JaniceOCG @TexasHDC inspired @andreachalupa & @sarahkendzior of @gaslitnation to explore the type of federal intervention needed to protect #VotingRights in call for New Civil Rights Movement. Join Thurs., 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Author Brynn Tannehill, “American Fascism: How the GOP is Subverting Democracy” | The Muckrake Political Podcast Interview

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @BrooseMiller Listen in as @jysexton interviews @BrynnTannehill on #AmericanFascismHowtheGOPisSubvertingDemocracy. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

“Voting Rights: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @LastWeekTonight @iamjohnoliver does a pretty good job looking at #VoterSuppression issues, but he does not get at problem of election subversion. or throwing out valid votes. Watch “Voting Rights: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”

The Past Greets the Present: Melissa Harris-Perry and Her Mom Chat About Women’s Reproductive Rights

The past and present provide keys to maintaining freedoms, and shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale” offer a window to the realities of human cruelty. We must challenge ourselves to keep our eyes open, even when we’d rather look away.

“Supreme Court allows Texas’ 6-week abortion ban to take effect,” by Alice Miranda Ollstein

Even when we are exhausted, “the struggles continues.” We must find the strength and energy to protect ourselves from the Right-wing barrage of hits on our human and civil rights.

“What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

Amy Coney Barrett on the SCOTUS, like the dystopian character Serena Joy Waterford in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is positioned to exert great influence in the lives of ALL women (and others). What is her vision? Check out this article for a feel of what’s happening in America today: “What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

“Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast

Attempts to control women’s bodies and lives reflect disturbing values, belief and culture. That’s one perspective! Look at what conservatives are up to now in “Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast.

“Texas’s near-total abortion ban takes effect after Supreme Court inaction,” by Andrew Chung and Gabriella Borter

“A Texas ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy took effect on Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court did not act on a request by abortion rights groups to block the law, which would prohibit the vast majority of abortions in the state…Abortion providers worked until almost the midnight deadline, when the court’s inactionContinue reading ““Texas’s near-total abortion ban takes effect after Supreme Court inaction,” by Andrew Chung and Gabriella Borter”

“Most extreme abortion law in US takes effect in Texas,” by Mary Tuma

State-by-state American rights are being restricted. Consider this news shared by The Guardian: “Most extreme abortion law in US takes effect in Texas,” by Mary Tuma.

“If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny,” Launches As Response to Fading Democracy in Texas and Across the Land

The anti-abortion law in Texas is just the latest example of our fading democracy. Janice Graham and L. Michelle Odom are launching “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny,” with a sneak-peek of the new 2022 series on October 14th at 8 pm ET. Mark your calendars now, stay tuned for the details, and plan on riding with us as we explore, with subject matter experts, the very troubling events going on in the country today. And oh yeah…for fans of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu series…we’re using the TV show as a foundation for exploring themes, from a Black perspective, related to fascism, white supremacy, religious cults, and more!