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Will Latina Voices Be Heard on Election Day?

By Maria Elena Perez, National Institute of Reproductive Health As we come to yet another important election season, in which our basic right to choose...

The False Promise of Municipal Broadband

This op-ed on the dangers of government owned broadband networks, by Senator Catherine Pugh, president of the National Caucus of Black State Legislators, originally...

Net-Energy Metering: Who Really Benefits

Net-energy metering is a system designed to allow customers to receive kilowatt-hour and/or financial credits for energy they generate (via rooftop solar systems, for...

6 Million Ex-offenders, Felons Given Voting ‘Death Sentence’

By Feddie Allen of The Washington Informer Nearly 6 million former prisoners –1 million of them Black – will not be able to vote in...

The Limits of Romney’s Immigration Strategy

Contrary to popular opinion, it's just not that big of a deal to many voters

Occupy Memphis and Black Farmers: Odd Couple

The mission of equality and justice for all played out in Memphis, TN this week, all part of the usual fare found on the...

Tennessee State Univ. Woes Include Investigation by NAACP

by Julie Hubbard, The Tennessean Months after the announcement, Tennessee State University’s move to eliminate six degree programs and consolidate others is drawing complaints from...

Black People and Political Ads

With Twitter approving political ads, candidates will have little choice but to tailor messaging for African Americans - about 25% of Twitter's using audience.

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...

Troubled Cities Get Support from ‘Strong Cities, Strong Communities’

This week, the Obama administration renewed its commitment to the economic viability of the nation’s cities and local regions with the launch of the Strong...