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“The fight for voting rights has always been a ground fight, one led by organizers in our local communities,” said SPLC Senior Staff Attorney Caren Short. “Voter suppression may look different now than it did in the early 20th century, but its purpose and impact is the same: to disenfranchise Black people, young people, those with low incomes and people with disabilities. The Vote Your Voice grantees are … working every day to ensure that the voices of all Alabamians are heard.” Photo by Joshua Lott / AFP via Getty