George Floyd, 46, died Monday in Minneapolis, a city he moved to in search of a better life. The last moments of his life were caught on video. While being arrested, Floyd was held down by a police officer's knee. The video shows Floyd pleading that he cannot breathe. Then, his eyes shut and he was pronounced dead shortly after.
Mi Familia Vota, the nation's leading Latino civic engagement organization will hold a Facebook Live event with local legislative leaders and the Mayor of Tucson for a virtual town hall to address the impact of COVID-19 and climate change on the Latino community. This is a crucial opportunity to discuss the nexus between voting rights, climate change, and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas voters afraid of contracting the coronavirus can cast their ballots by mail in upcoming elections, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The decision came after individual voters and the Texas Democratic Party filed a suit last month arguing that the state’s denial of mail-in ballots during a pandemic was a violation of their constitutional rights.