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This week, I spoke with legal expert Sherrilyn Ifill (pictured above) of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund about the history of voting rights, to fully understand why our democracy is under threat today. Representative Bee Nguyen of the Georgia General Assembly shared why protecting voting rights is central to her campaign for Georgia Secretary of State. Journalist Manolia Charlotin provided important historical perspective to help us understand the political upheaval in Haiti. And on this week’s roundtable, Sippin’ the Political Tea, Errin Haines of The 19th and Marina Villenueve of the Associated Press discussed New York politics.