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First Name Basis Podcast

Apr 8, 2021

Are you fed up with voter suppression? Me too. This episode not only breaks down what’s going on with voter suppression but also gives action steps for what we need to DO about it. 

Listen to hear: 

  1. What’s going on with voter suppression in Georgia (and other states) 
  2. A mini untold story of the history of voter suppression in the United States 
  3. How we are going to work together to help stop voter suppression. 


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Resources, Articles, Books, & Podcasts:


Ballotpedia, Party Control of Georgia State Government 


Georgia Governor Signed a Voter Suppression Law Under a Painting of a Slave Plantation by Will Bunch 


Waiting to Vote-The Brennan Center


Georgia Lawmaker Charged With 2 Felonies After Knocking on Governor’s Door


A National Campaign to Restrict Voting-The Daily 


How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi


Sign up for Dr. Heather Cox Richardson’s Newsletter


Dr. Heather Cox Richardson 3/25 Newsletter 

Dr. Heather Cox Richardson 3/28 Newsletter 


The One Thing I Wish You Knew About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.- First Name Basis


Military Reconstruction After the Civil War


Watch the Mormon Women for Ethical Government Conference: Be The Change: Becoming the Principled Citizens and Peacemakers Our Nation Needs Now


Congress Must Pass the ‘For The People Act’


The For The People Act is America’s Next Great Civil Rights Bill


Georgia’s Proposed Voting Restrictions Will Harm Black Voters Most 


Annotated Guide to the For The People Act of 2021


67% of Americans Support the For The People Act 


Ballotpedia, Automatic Voter Registration


Locked Out 2020: Estimates of People Denied Voting Rights Due to a Felony Conviction 


Stop Jim Crow 2.0


Vote Save America 

Season 3 Song Credit: “Sleeper” by Steve Adams” and “Dive Down” by VYEN