North Carolina Republicans are doing just about any and everything to suppress the African American vote.
Tag: Voter Suppression
Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]
Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]
The Department of Justice launched an investigation into possible voter suppression in Arizona. Investigators want to know why Maricopa County reduced its number of polling stations.
Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]
NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush claims he would not reinstate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act if he were to be elected president.
AL officials to close 31 DMV offices in what some are calling an attempt to suppress the Black vote through limiting access to state IDs.
During the past general election, civil rights organizations across the nation fought valiantly to make certain the right to vote was not obstructed. Advancement Project,…