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Minority Voting Rights

The Bully Mentality--Part II

Harlan Green | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
Harlan Green

I wrote several years ago about the bully mentality that has pervaded so much of our society and is now part of our political system. I wrote then: "...

Michael McAuliff

Voting Rights Decision Primes Backlash Against GOP | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several Republican-led states have already rushed to capitalize on the Supreme Court's recent rejection of a key part of the Voting Righ...

Tips for Minorities Voting This November

Andy McDonald | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Understandably, some minority voters might feel uncomfortable when they visit their polling place, especially in states where voter ID laws have been implemented. However, if they're looking to get in and get out quickly and unnoticed, I've compiled this short guide to help do just that.

Voters Frisked, Forced To Wait At Detroit Polling Location

Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

Some Detroiters waited hours this morning to vote -- or left before being able to cast a ballot -- when a polling location failed to open at 7 a.m. ...

Trymaine Lee

New Voting Law In Florida Snares Voters: Cases Of Fraud Or Suppression? | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.18.2012 | Black Voices

As soon as Judy Ann Crumitie answered the banging on her door one November morning last year, police officers and FBI agents streamed into her home, s...

The Real Agenda Behind GOP Voter Suppression Efforts

Donald Cohen | Posted 12.18.2011 | Denver
Donald Cohen

The impact of Scott Gessler's vote suppression scheme on the Denver paid sick leave policy illuminates the real motivation behind efforts to shrink the vote: strengthening corporate and Republican power for the long haul.