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Be a geofence: The story behind the technology that millennial-led Mississippi Votes uses to help more young Mississippians vote

October 23, 2020

JACKSON — Arekia Bennett throws herself into a chair in front of a dark red accent wall and rattles off a list of positions she hopes to fill as quickly as possible at Mississippi Votes, the nonprofit she has led as executive director for almost a year. Recently, Mississippi…

Here’s How Young Black Voters Are Fighting Back Against Voter Suppression in Mississippi

October 23, 2020

While folks around the country are galvanizing today, National Voter Registration Day, to make sure people are eligible to vote come Election Day, here in Mississippi, young black voters are fighting for much more than making sure our names are on the voter rolls. For four…