A chilling account of how easy it was to roll back protections secured under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 inspired the president to weigh in.
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Celeste Taylor said it was appropriate that the Black Political Empowerment Project celebration of the Voting Rights Act 50-year anniversary was held at the Freedom…
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.
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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and although our country has come a long way, there are still issues
PolitickerOne: President Obama and prominent Black clergy leaders plan to push for the restoration of the Voting Rights Act. Martin Luther King III spoke exclusively with NewsOne.
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…
Democratic lawmakers are introducing a new bill that is set to restore the cornerstone of the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court gutted the…