Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.
The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has sued the state and three county elections boards Monday over an alleged voter purge that disproportionately affects African Americans.
Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty from Ohio’s 3rd Congressional district delivers this week’s CBC Message to America addressing the racial gap that exists amongst those attempting to achieve the American dream. While the American dream can be elusive and difficult for many to achieve, the Congressional Black Caucus is not willing to sit idly by as African-Americans lose hope in […]
"The voting gap is real."
The Department of Justice launched an investigation into possible voter suppression in Arizona. Investigators want to know why Maricopa County reduced its number of polling stations.
Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says that the people should have a voice in who selects the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but when he encourages the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to hold hearings on any nominee put forth by Barack Obama, he ignores the will of the people who twice elected him president of the United States.
Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.
Cornell W. Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, spoke with Roland Martin about the culmination of the Journey for Justice march.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and although our country has come a long way, there are still issues
We’ve seen the impact that a group of #BlackLivesMatter activists had on Netroots Nation during the presidential forum a few weeks ago. Now that 10 GOP presidential…
Democratic lawmakers are introducing a new bill that is set to restore the cornerstone of the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court gutted the…