Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.
A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.
On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.
A Twitter user named Kenny Okwara posted a video of his mom making an impassioned plea to get out the vote.
Douglas was announced as a guest judge on Monday. 'The contestants are a great example of strong women across America and I especially look forward to hearing the platforms that each of them will represent!' she said.
As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.
After The New York City Board of Elections removed more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls during one of the most important presidential primaries this season, officials have pledged a probe, reports The New York Times.
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.
The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.
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.
Dr. Yashima discusses the upcoming Presidential election and the power of the Black vote with former Hill Staffers and Co-Founders of Black and Brown People Vote, Ifeoma Ike and Tristan Wilkerson.