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Marching for Black Women

By Atima Omara This weekend, I will join individuals and organizations from across the country for the March for Black Women. And Black women have many...

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...

Black Leaders Endorse Cornell William Brooks as NAACP President & CEO

In the days following the announcement by the NAACP National Board of Directors that Cornell William Brooks would be the Association’s next National President and CEO, Black...

Judge Strikes Down PA Voter ID Law

Today Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley's struck down Pennsylvania's voter ID law.  The law mandated that all voters in the state must present...

Federalism & Administrative Violence: A Candid Response to the End of...

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional in a 5-4 majority decision. A...

Bernice A. King: Activating Beyond the Dream to Commemorate 50th Anniversary...

On the heels of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action and voting rights, Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Section Four of Voting Rights Act Struck Down by Supreme Court

Today the Supreme Court struck down Section Four of the Voting Rights Act. The legislation is considered a landmark civil rights bill that was...

Arizona Voter ID Struck Down, Victory for Voting Rights

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down an Arizona law that required proof of citizenship to register to vote. In a 7-2 decision on...

Texas Rep Hopes to Pass Online Voter Registration this Year

Online voter registration is not a new concept, but one Texas representative hopes to make it new to the Lone Star State with a...

Voting: The Foundation of All Civil and Human Rights

The path to Election Day this Tuesday has been a long, hard, struggle for the civil and human rights community. Why?