Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: voting rights act of 1965

N.C. Republican Blasts Democrats for ‘Murdering Blacks’...

In a series of vicious tweets over the weekend, a North Carolina Republican leader blasted Democrats for "murdering Blacks" while referencing the notorious Wilmington...

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...

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...

A Concerned Mother Asks ‘Who’s Looking Out...

Jackie Stewart sits outside the principal’s office at her daughter Mariah’s school for the fourth time since school began on August 27. It is...

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...

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...

While Many Are Occupied With Confederate Flag...

An upcoming legal case in North Carolina is living proof the civil rights battles of the 1960s are far from over. According to The...

Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Law by...

In a devastating ruling for voting rights in America, the Supreme Court today struck down a key part of the historic Voting Rights Act by ruling that...

Black Conservatives Hope Supreme Court Drops Black...

As part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 comes up for challenge this year before the Supreme Court, a group of black conservatives...