Equally American Blog

  • Territorial Delegates Unite for Voting Rights!

    We are continuing to build momentum, working to bring our Delegates to Congress together to publish this Op-Ed in the Orlando Sentinel that calls for full enjoyment of the right to vote on behalf of more than four million U.S. citizens who are disenfranchised simply because of where they live.  I've also pasted the full Op-Ed below my signature line.

  • John Oliver Makes the Case for Equal Rights in U.S. Territories

    HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver looks into how race has perpetuated inequality in U.S. territories.

  • Selma and the Right To Vote in U.S. Territories

    “I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, Alabama for the right to vote.” – Rep. John Lewis, referring to the 1965 assault by Alabama state troopers on peaceful marchers.


    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Act was one of the most critical legislative victories of the Civil Rights movement because it outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in several southern states after the Civil War that were used to prevent people of color from gaining access to the ballot.

  • Support Equality for U.S. Territories

    As 2014 draws to a close, it’s amazing how far we’ve come, even as there is a long way yet to go. 

  • Help the Tuaua Plaintiffs Make It To DC!

    On Monday, February 9, 2015, the plaintiffs in Tuaua v. United States will have their day in Court. But your help is needed to get them there!

  • Argument Set in D.C. Circuit Case About Constitutional Rights in U.S. Territories

    On Monday, February 9, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. the D.C. Circuit will hear the appeal in Tuaua v. United States, which argues that the U.S. Constitution guarantees birthright citizenship to all born on U.S. soil, including U.S. territories.

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