Friday, September 22, 2017
Tags Posts tagged with "Voting Rights Act of 1965"

Tag: Voting Rights Act of 1965

We Commemorate Selma With Much Work to be Done

My father took me and my brothers with him to the polls when he voted for Barack Obama during his first campaign.  We were...

Ready for Hillary Seeks to Galvanize Black Support

She may be the democratic front-runner in 2016 presidential politics, but Hillary Clinton has yet to officially declare her intention to again pursue the...

New voting rights bill introduced, civil rights groups suggest amendments

This week a new voting rights bill was introduced as an attempt to remedy the Supreme Court decision last year that gutted the Voting...

Was Martin Luther King a Republican?

This seems to happen every election season. In an effort to attract the black vote, conservatives try to convince African American voters that Martin...

Nikki Haley’s “Sell Out” Moment

Nikki Haley gets an uncomfortable reminder about her skin color

Virginia Redistricting: GOP Strategy or Subtle Racism?

A nasty redistricting fight has surfaced in the Commonwealth of Virginia, just ahead of a contentious 2012 fight for Congress and the White House. At...

Detroit’s Financial Turf War With Michigan

City and state government officials are gearing up for a public fight about how to rescue cash-strapped Detroit from a financial meltdown. The Motor City’s...