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Dear White Women

Apr 14, 2021

The filibuster is a political tool that we’ve been hearing more about in the media - but what is it really, and what role does it play in not only stalling political agendas but importantly, in keeping Black and Brown people suppressed? If we’re going to see it stay - or possibly go away - we need to know more. We’re talking about this today on why we should all care about the filibuster.

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What to listen for:

  • A brief history of voter suppression and the role of the filibuster in legislative action
  • An explanation of what the filibuster is and how it has been employed and changed
  • What the filibuster has been used for (to block progressive legislation)
  • How we can and should address the future of the filibuster

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