Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: african american voting rights

No Money, No Vote: How Imposed Fines,...

When a person leaves jail/prison, it is often said that he or she has “paid their debt to society.” But for many ex-offenders, the...

Voting is Seen as a ‘Privilege’ Not...

Voting is seen as one of the most sacred rights bestowed to an American citizen. That right has been challenged or taken for granted,...

How to Get Rid of 7 Million...

Imagine this. You’re a dedicated African-American voter who proudly exercises the hard-earned constitutional right secured by your brave ancestors each election cycle. On Election...

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...

Justice Scalia’s Death Is a Blow to...

The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the prospect of President Obama nominating another jurist to replace him soon, has thrown...

Selma, the Pivotal City for Black Voting...

Selma, a historic place in the movement for civil rights and voting rights, is going through some tough times.  The site of many of...

GOP Kentucky Governor Has Prevented the Restoration...

Newly elected Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has been making headlines since his election campaign. He ran on taking down the Affordable Care Act and now he...

Bernie Sanders Talks Racism and Police Violence,...

In an attempt to increase his support among Black voters, Bernie Sanders is meeting with civil rights and Black Lives Matter movement activists, and...

Holder Pushes States to Allow Ex-Convicts to...

With 6 million people barred from voting because of current or past convictions, including 2.2 million African-Americans, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder yesterday made...