Suppressed: The Fight To Vote
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FEATURING ROBERT GREENWALD – It is no secret that Republicans have worked concerted at the state level for years to make it harder for Democratic-leaning voters to cast ballots. People of color and young people have been dramatically impacted by the various voter ID laws that claim to be fighting voter fraud. Except that voter fraud doesn’t really exist in any significant way and the ID laws are clearly aimed at suppressing certain people’s votes.
Nowhere did that play out more shockingly in recent years than the 2018 election in Georgia where Stacey Abrams was poised to become that state’s first female African American governor. Now a new documentary by Brave New Films explores the facets of voter suppression in Georgia and demands action to restore voting rights.
For more information about how to screen the film, visitwww.BraveNewFilms.org
Robert Greenwald, the founder and president of Brave New Films (BNF), is an award-winning television, feature film and documentary filmmaker. He is known for such powerful documentaries as Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism, and Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Koch Brothers Exposed, Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars, and Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA.
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**This segment was originally broadcast on October 11, 2019.