Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: Black voting rights

Florida GOP Just Found a Way to...

Just months after Florida residents voted to allow former felons to have their voting rights restored post-incarceration, a Republican-controlled House committee just created a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

7 Intriguing Facts About the Women of...

Ida B. Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) Journalist and civil rights activist Wells-Barnett used her platform to combat the unjust practice of lynching...

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...

8 Interesting Reasons the Obama Era May...

President Barack Obama's election marks the beginning of the Third Reconstruction. In an interview conducted by Annabel Park and Eric Byler of Story of America,...

Congressional Black Caucus, Clergy Unite To Defend...

When members of the Congressional Black Caucus gather in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with hundreds of black clergy, the topic will be voting rights...