The Hooks Institute Policy Papers use national conversations about critical civil and human rights issues as a starting point to discuss and propose solutions to, contemporary issues of race, class, public policy, and social justice.
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Current Edition: Issue 1 (2020)
Let Every Voice Be Heard: Protecting the Right to Vote and American Democracy
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change
Daphene R. McFerren, Elena Delavega, and Daniel Kiel
Voting with Conviction: Voting Rights and Voting Restoration in Tennessee
Shanna Singh Hughey and Dawn Schluckebier
#UPTheVote901 and the Fight for Democracy in Memphis/Shelby County
Earle Fisher and Sijuwola Crawford