Voter Suppression

Trump continues to espouse his belief that millions voted illegally, a belief that will lead to more Republican-led voter suppression legislation.

Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo […]

During the past general election, civil rights organizations across the nation fought valiantly to make certain the right to vote was not obstructed. Advancement Project,…

On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to give democracy another Street Fighter-like kick to the jock. In yet another 5-4 vote split along ideological lines (or…

  It’s always interesting to see what minor infractions select police officers decide to enforce and to what extent. While I can admittedly attest to the…

  There’s a saying, “The only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.”   The National Action Network recently wrapped up…

07/23/14- Roland Martin talks with Senator Rand Paul on voter suppression and his recent efforts to engage with the African-American community. He told Martin, “I…

On Monday, a preliminary injunction hearing was held in North Carolina, regarding the state’s voter laws and what opponents state are blatant discriminatory practices. Appearing…

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With the presidential election happening in just four days, the battleground state of Ohio is once again a major piece of the election puzzle. Already…

To vote or not to vote, that has been the question for many Black Americans who have become disenchanted with President Barack Obama. It is…

This past week, the NAACP released a report on new voting laws at the state level that will disenfranchise minority voters. The report said 14 states passed measures, quote, “designed to restrict or limit the ballot access of voters of color.” As part of that report, the NAACP listed several questions we should all be […]