Voting Rights Act
Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.
Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.
Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says that the people should have a voice in who selects the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but when he encourages the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to hold hearings on any nominee put forth by Barack Obama, he ignores the will of the people who twice elected him president of the United States.
Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, FLOTUS is launching a new website that will provide resources for high school students who want to further their education. The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information about SAT and ACT tests, financial aid, and assistance with filling out college applications.
Join Dr. J Thomas Smith and Val Wilson for “Sunday Morning Live” from 9:00-11:00 (ct). Join in the conversation by phone with our guests Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, discussing Voter Registration and “What’s Happening on the Hill”; Camellia Rodgers, Ex. Dir., Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, with thought provoking perspectives on “The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed […]
Cornell W. Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, spoke with Roland Martin about the culmination of the Journey for Justice march.
Obama urged Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act and to make it easier for voters to be heard.
Voting rights advocates are urging lawmakers to restore voting protections reduced in a 2013 Supreme Court decision.
Ambassador Andrew Young talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. “Now I think it’s bad if…
We’ve seen the impact that a group of #BlackLivesMatter activists had on Netroots Nation during the presidential forum a few weeks ago. Now that 10 GOP presidential…