‘Our democracy is in peril’: Women risk arrest in voting rights protest in D.C.

By: - July 20, 2021 12:05 am

A protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, organized by the Poor People’s Campaign and aimed at restrictive voting laws in some states, resulted in about 100 arrests. (Ariana Figueroa/ States Newsroom Washington Bureau)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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