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Federal Courts Strike Down Racial Gerrymandering, Voter...

In a decisive blow to the GOP-controlled state government in North Carolina, a federal appeals court struck down the state’s legislative maps on Wednesday...

Voting Rights at Stake: Democratic Party Launches...

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative stronghold on the high court has ended, and now President Obama has...

Civil Rights Pioneers Receive Congressional Medal for...

Everyone loves civil rights commemorations, because it requires no commitment to anything in particular and makes for a good public relations photo opportunity.  White...

Federal Court Calls for 13 NC Districts...

The North Carolina primaries are next month, but recent news report show that there are still legal battles over the election process in the...

Civil Rights Activists, Clinton Call Alabama DMV...

Rep. Terri Sewell and the Rev. Jesse Jackson have both called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the state of Alabama’s decision...

Fifty Years After the Voting Rights Act,...

Fifty years after the passage of the Voting Right Act (VRA) the battle over the right to vote continues. Much like racism, voter suppression...

Hypocritical Politics and Bizarre Musical Guests Overshadow...

Civil rights activists are expected to link arms with political leaders from across the nation on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge in order to commemorate...

GOP Sets Sights on Poor Voters Because...

  If you want to understand why Republicans have gone in so hard over the last few years making it more difficult for poor people...

Bad News for Voting Rights: Judge Refuses...

The national fight for voting rights was dealt a serious blow yesterday, when a federal judge ruled that North Carolina can implement new regulations...

As We Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of...

As the nation looks back on the "Freedom Summer" that transpired 50 years ago in Mississippi when volunteers risked their lives to help Blacks...

As Congress Fails to Move on Voting...

As a new study out of the University of Southern California offers fresh evidence that lawmakers who are in favor of stringent voter ID...

Civil Rights: It’s Not a Black Thing,...

Institutional racism is alive and kicking Black butt. Voter ID laws, redlining, and credit scores. Institutional racism attacks Blacks by engaging in racial profiling,...

Bipartisan Lawmakers’ New Proposal Patches Major Loopholes...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 on Thursday, which would address some of the major loopholes in...

Sen. Rand Paul: No Evidence Black Voters...

After the Supreme Court struck down a crucial enforcement provision in the Voting Rights Act, conservatives are now getting in the game by claiming...

Election 2012: Fighting Voter Intimidation and Confusion...

While the pundits weigh who won or lost in Monday night’s debate, voters must make sure they are able to vote and to watch...

Florida Republicans Accused of Fraudulent Registration Forms

A firm working on behalf of the Republican Party of Florida has been accused of submitting potentially fraudulent voter registration forms in at least...

National Voter Registration Day Draws Mass Support

During the 2008 election year, “Vote or Die” became a major social movement. Now, the 2012 election has one of its own. The aptly...

New Voter Laws Could Disenfranchise 10 Mil...

Though much of the focus on the new voter laws has concentrated on their effects on African Americans, but a new study has concluded...

Report: Despite GOP Claims, Voter Fraud Virtually...

Once again, an analysis of alleged election fraud reveals that in-person voter fraud is nearly nonexistent. The Washington Post reported last week that News21, a...

Rev. Sharpton Exhorts Cleveland Crowd to Fight...

The crowd squeezed into Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland last night to eagerly receive their marching orders from some of the most powerful...

Election Protection App Is Great Tool for...

A new smartphone app meant to enhance the voting experience of voters nationwide was revealed on Thursday by a committee of civil rights groups....
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