Lose Your Home, Lose Your Vote: Voter Suppression in Michigan

By Jonathan Adams Sep 18, 2008

Democracy Now! has two great stories on voter suppression and people of color. The first is an interview with Jefferson Morley, National Editorial Director of the Center for Independent Media, which sponsors a network of online websites in Washington, D.C. and swing states. The Michigan Messenger, where this story broke. The second one, with Queens College political science professor and bestselling author Andrew Hacker, examines the systemic racism of voter suppression. Listen to Lost Homes, Lost Votes: Are Republicans Trying to Block Foreclosed Homeowners from Voting in Michigan? here. Listen to Historic 2008 Election Could See Unprecedented Attempts to Bar African American Voters here.