Voting Rights

Wednesday's vote is simply about whether the Senate will debate the recently introduced voting rights legislation. Republicans previously filibustered similar attempts to discuss the For the People Act.  

Oprah Winfrey has always been a class act. She epitomizes what being a “BOSS” is really about. If you were on the fence about getting out there to vote, watch this video. The “Harpo head honcho” explains why she is so passionate about voting. This story puts it in perspective. As an african american male […]

Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.

A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.

On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

A Twitter user named Kenny Okwara posted a video of his mom making an impassioned plea to get out the vote.

Sampson, who campaigned across the country for Bernie Sanders before the Vermont senator conceded the race to Hillary Clinton, said he was inspired by the youth who attended the rallies in droves.

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.

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.

As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.