We started out 2020 knowing that the year was likely to be intense — we’d be fighting back against the continuing civil liberties violations committed by the Trump administration, while keeping an eye out for the potential for — or likelihood of — voter suppression and other mayhem associated with the 2020 election.  

Now that work has been flipped on its head — not once, but TWICE — first by the novel coronavirus pandemic, and then by the longstanding pandemic of anti-Black racism resulting in the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, Elijah McClain, George Floyd and others, and the welcome eruption of righteous anger and the urgent demands for change that came in their wake.  

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