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Concerns Linger: Maine’s New Net Metering Rules May Hurt Consumers

Subsidize, or not to subsidize, that is the question. Over the past few years the issue of net metering has risen in prominence as the roll-out...

Results of the 30 Most Important Ballot Measures from Nov. 6

By Kevin Mathews Before Election Day, we took a look at 30 state ballot measures throughout the country that we thought could have a big impact. Now...

Same-Day Voter Registration Wins In Maine

The GOP efforts to stifle voter attempts ahead of the 2012 election hit a road block in Maine on Tuesday.

The Name Behind Black Voter Suppression

Few Americans know about “The Schurick Doctrine,” the term federal prosecutors coined for a campaign strategy of voter-suppression tactics designed to promote confusion, emotionalism...

Cincinnati Welcomes New Police Chief

The city of Cincinnati, Ohio announced its newest police chief, James Craig. The announcement brings an end to a search that included over 40 candidates.

Benjamin E. Mays Museum Opens in South Carolina to Celebrate Civil...

An important figure in the civil rights movement and black history overall has been honored with a museum opening in his hometown. The Benjamin E....

“We Are One” Rallies Honor Dr. King’s Legacy, Unions

The "We Are One" rallies we designed as a way to show support for union workers and demonstrate that there is still much work to do in securing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision with respect to equality and workers' rights.

Compelling Chain of Events, Comments and Controversy Surrounding King Holiday

In the wake of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, there is a noticeable series of events which bring into question the national attitude surrounding an observance that is celebrated as a moment for the country to reflect on it history of racial animus – and reconciliation.

MLK Day: Two Governors Faltered in Trying to Get it Right

After shouldering civil rights and ultimately laying down his life, respect is rightfully owed to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Current Realities Mark Sobering Parallels on King’s Birthday

Today would not have been a federal holiday if the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had not met an assassin’s bullet on the balcony of a Memphis hotel in 1968.