voting rights

As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 this week, a new fight for voting rights…

02/12/14- Roland Martin talks with Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director Advancement Project, about Attorney General Eric Holder’s push for convicted felons to have voting rights.

Picture courtesy of HOWARD SIMMONS/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS (left to right) Carl Washington, Pastor New Mt Zion Baptist Church, Kris Erskine, Pastor Bethany Baptist Church and Patrick Young, Pastor 1st Baptist Church Elmhurst, Queens and Johnnie Green, Pastor Mt Neboh Church.   Do these pastors have a legitimate beef or are they they just jealous? Read […]

Elli Wright, 10, and her father Ned and his wife Nung look on as they wait for the march to begin. Elli inspired her parents to travel from West Virginia to march in support of Trayvon Martin’s family. August 24, 2013 (photo credit: Antonio Thompson)     If you thought only African Americans were the […]

One of the funniest and most memorable scenes in Eddie Murphy’s hit movie “Beverly Hills Cop” was the banana in the tailpipe scene. In fact,…

Legendary comedian and actor David Alan Grier joined the Tom Joyner Morning show to discuss Paula Deen, voting rights, “Chocolate News”, being a Broadway, President…

Reverend Al Sharpton joins the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about the Voting Rights Act and how the Supreme Court’s change to the act…

Roland Martin talks with Judith Browne Dianis, the co-director of the Advancement Project, about the Supreme Court‘s decision to strike down section four of the…

Roland Martin talks with Andrea Gillespie, assistant professor of political science at Emory University, about the high black voter turnout in the 2012 re-election of…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about the current fight to protect our voting rights and how it relates to the current financial problems…

Roland Martin talks with Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Marcia Fudge about the Voting Rights Act.