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It’s finally summer, and you know what that means? It means more outdoor time, long hikes (watch out for ticks), laying at the beach, enjoying the AC indoors, and the perfect time to catch up on what’s happening with democracy in our country. To help you out, we compiled some podcasts focused on voting rights, civil rights, student activism, gerrymandering, and other issues around voting. Enjoy the summer and stay engaged! An interview with John Lewis, On Being with Krista Tippet Commonly known for his slogan of “good trouble,” Representative John Lewis was a student activist for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and president of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) until he lost his re-election to Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture). In this interview, Rep. Lewis is interviewed on his faith and its relationship to the role he played in the Civil Rights movement. He talks about the studying and practice he and his fellow students undertook for his student activism, with the overarching theme of love and peaceful nonviolence. Quote from the Podcast: “I would say it to the young people and others sometime, ‘Don’t get in a hurry. Our struggle is not a struggle that lasts for one day, one week, one month, or one year, or one lifetime. It is an ongoing struggle.’” Voting Rights in the Courts, Constitution Daily Constitution Daily is a nonpartisan group designated by Congress to disseminate information about the Constitution. In this episode, they feature two experts from both the Heritage Foundation and Brennan Center for Justice on recent voter-related issues. They discussed various court rulings such as Shelby County...