How to Help

If you're like us, your digital life is one big, fast news feed. Some of this news is messed up. How to Help works in the news cycle to connect you with ways to do something about the day's big stories.

How Many Bubbles Are in a Bar of Soap?

How Many Bubbles Are in a Bar of Soap?

That was a common question on 'literacy tests' that kept many African Americans from voting through the 1960s. 

The intimidation and suppression of the Black vote didn't end with Selma. It has made a big comeback in recent years. "Voter fraud" has been the code word behind that comeback.

At 4:10am yesterday, our Tweeter in Chief offered an ALL CAPS preview of a "major investigation into fraud". His basis: his own fantastical claims of 3-5 million votes cast illegally in the last election, allegedly by undocumented immigrants.

How to help protect voting rights

As our new president spreads lies that could keep people from voting, now is a great time to connect with, follow, and support a few voter protection groups. You can't go wrong with any of these.

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
NAACP
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Voto Latino
National Council of La Raza
Demos
Brennan Center for Justice
Advancement Project
League of Women Voters

Also, maybe someone can petition Trump to get more sleep?

How Not to Confirm a Meeting with Mexico's President

How Not to Confirm a Meeting with Mexico's President

If I Only Had a Heart

If I Only Had a Heart