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The Virginia GOP is Trying To Disenfranchise 206,000 Ex-Felons

Today the Virginia Supreme Court heard the GOP’s challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s May 2016 Executive Order, which restored voting rights to an estimated...

Broadband and Capital Have Historic Implications for America’s Blacks

By Marc Morial, President, National Urban League Too often overlooked by leadership in the black community, capital is the lifeblood of our market-based economy. The...

Dear American Media: Step Up Your Game

After a summer spent quietly observing political developments, and in the wake of the RNC, I took pen to paper to jot down my...

#VoiceYourVote: Day One, Florida 2012

I’ve been in Florida for 24 hours, but I’ve already seen ads galore. Incumbent Senator, Florida Democrat, Bill Nelson, leads 14th District Congressional District Representative, Connie Mack by...

White Privilege and Black Gold: From Ali to Gabby Douglas

According to The Nation’s, Dave Zirin, “There are two kinds of political athletes. The first, and most memorable, are athletes who engage in the...

Black Republicans Key in Voter Validation Efforts and Stopping Voter Suppression

Without the unique positioning of Black Republicans to mitigate the differences between appropriate voter validation efforts and unethical voter suppression actions, the GOP will...

Immigration and Georgia’s New Juan Crow

Juan Crow is about to reappear in Georgia.

Nikki Haley’s “Sell Out” Moment

Nikki Haley gets an uncomfortable reminder about her skin color

Memo to NAACP: Be Historic or Be Quiet

Someone please get this memo to my friend Ben Jealous and the NAACP. The title is not a slam but a challenge. It is not...

Marching Towards Equality: Remembering the Civil Rights Act of 1964

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act, which prohibited any form of discrimination in public places, as well as authorized the integration of public facilities. To this very day the Civil Rights Act remains one of the most important pieces of legislation, not just for people of color but for all Americans of different gender, religion, and socio-economic status.