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Detroit Public Library Author Series Presents: Desmond Meade

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Desmond Meade
Join us for a virtual event with author and activist Desmond Meade in conversation with Detroit Free Press journalist Kyla Wright. As President and Executive Director of FRRC, which is recognized for its work on voting and criminal justice reform issues, Desmond led the FRRC to a historic victory in 2018 with the successful passage of Amendment 4, a grassroots citizen’s initiative which restored voting rights to over 1.4 million Floridians with past felony convictions. Amendment 4 represented the single largest expansion of voting rights in the United States in half a century.

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