9/14/16- Roland Martin talks to head of Ohio Black Caucus and Grambling State University alumni, Alicia Reece, about the importance of getting Golden Week in Ohio restored. “Golden week is the week you can register and vote down at the board of elections. prior to 2008 Republicans were okay with creating Golden Week, but it […]
One of the things the civil rights movement did best was stay on message with a central goal of ending Jim Crow segregation and racism. That message was delivered by the NAACP, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and of course the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) led by […]
Roland Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe restoring the rights to vote for felons despite the Republicans trying to stop him. “This really made no sense. I had the authority to do this. This was unfortunately a political decision…for Republicans to take away people’s right to vote. I eradicated […]
NBA star Kevin Durant has been the focus of the league’s free agency talks after he announced he would be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors on Monday.
GOP lawmakers in Virginia are trying to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 individuals who were formerly incarcerated. Republicans filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of Virginia complaining Gov. McAuliffe overstepped his authority last month when he restored felons’ voting rights. They have also accused McAuliffe of rushing […]
Sunday Morning Live hosted both mayoral candidates for Missouri City this past Sunday in an effort to inform, educate and inspire voting. But this is the view today of the polling place for residents of Hunters Glen I, II and III. Missouri City is almost 42 percent African-American, and these neighborhoods have a high concentration of black […]
In today’s time, there is no way you shouldn’t understand the immense importance and true necessity of utilizing your right to vote! This is why Majic 102.1, The People’s Station has teamed up with the #MyVoteMyVision campaign to increase voter awareness and participation in our communities. Please, take a look at some special Moments of […]
"We can't sit back and make excuses," says BGV Founder Nykidra "Nyki" Robinson. "Our vote is our voice. It doesn't matter if you don't have a GED, or if you have a PhD, we're all the same."
The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.