Rashad Robinson is the President of Color of Change, one of WGF’s movement partners.
“All of these measures of social, economic, racial and civic justice would benefit all Americans, but because they would benefit Black Americans in particular, they are blocked by a Republican Party that cannot hold onto power without racially posturing to its shrinking base. The filibuster is the GOP’s tool for doing so.
It’s time for the filibuster to go. It has no place in our modern political structure and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats must finally get rid of it.”
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