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Nobody Seems To Have Liked Working For Donald Trump’s New Labor Pick

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In 2014, R. Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump’s second pick for U.S. secretary of labor, became a top candidate to lead the Un...

Obama's DOJ Fought Texas Voter ID Law. Trump's New Civil Rights Chief Offered Tips On Writing It.

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Under President Barack Obama, the Justice Department spent the better part of a decade battling a strict voter ID law in Texas, which s...

This Bill Could Automatically Register 50 Million People To Vote

The Huffington Post | Jacquie Lee | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A bill introduced this week in Congress could automatically make as many as 50 million people eligible to join the electorate. Democrat...

He's Perhaps Not Their First Choice, But Top Civil Rights Groups Praise Supreme Court Nominee

The Huffington Post | Robert Baldwin III | Posted 05.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two prominent civil rights organizations just released their evaluations of Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland’s record this ...

We Must Protect Voting Rights

Barbra Streisand | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Barbra Streisand

The new laws requiring US citizens to produce photo IDs at the poll are designed to deprive elderly and minority citizens of the precious right to cast their vote. These regressive laws are themselves the most dangerous voter fraud threatening American democracy.

Trymaine Lee

Mississippi's Voter ID Law Divides Blacks, Whites | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.12.2012 | Black Voices

When Mississippi residents last year voted in favor of a ballot initiative amending the state's constitution to require voters to present government-i...

Police Raid Home Of Popular Civil Rights Lawyer | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices

A civil rights lawyer said she is outraged and is sharing her story with the media, after her Maryland home was raided by police shortly before Thanks...