Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: black voter suppression

As Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Spread, How...

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of Gill v. Whitford, a political gerrymandering case in Wisconsin, in which Republicans rewrote the...

Lawsuit: N.C. County’s At-Large Election Process Is...

Though African-American residents account for a third of the population in rural Jones County, N.C., they're systemically hindered from electing candidates who will address...

Why Trump and His Minions Have Been...

In these final weeks before the general election — in a presidential race that has been a coming-out party for white nationalists who hope...

Judge Upholds Racist Voter ID Law, Says...

A federal judge ruled in favor of North Carolina’s infamous voter ID law, drawing criticism from civil rights advocates who say the measure discriminates...

Civic Groups File Lawsuit to Block Proof-of-Citizenship...

Republicans are continuing their assault on the right to vote. The latest attack comes in the form of action taken by Brian Newby, executive...

Trial to Begin in Lawsuit Over North...

  The North Carolina NAACP has filed a lawsuit accusing state Republicans of passing laws designed to stifle minority voters and keep white legislators in...

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...

Can GOP’s Plan to Woo Black Voters...

These days, the Republican Party is talking more about race, in a season — particularly a campaign season — in which the debate over...

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...