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Minority Voting

Another State Sued Over Controversial Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

The Tennessee Green Party filed a federal lawsuit Monday to get rid of Tennessee's voter ID law, calling the legislation unconstitutional and unfair t...

Why the Voting Rights Act Matters

Laughlin McDonald | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Laughlin McDonald

The Voting Rights Act remains an indispensable tool in our fight to preserve the right to vote; this law brings us one step closer to our dream of achieving our ideal of true egalitarian citizenship. It must be preserved.

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.

Is Minority Voter Registration Really Declining?

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

To understand my contention that The Washington Post's analysis is flawed, I must explain how the voting and registration questions are asked.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Voting Rights Speech at LBJ Library & Museum

Elana Estrin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Elana Estrin

Nearly five decades after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Museum on Tuesday, warning that Texas may be undermining that law.

Would Proposed Michigan Laws Restrict Voting Rights?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Detroit

Prospective Michigan voters might have trouble getting their ballots after the state Senate votes on two bills that would change the procedures for vo...

Conservatives' Race-Baiting Miscalculation

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

From not-so-subtle euphemisms to open slurring, how much is conservative race-baiting going to cost the Republicans? Probably the presidency.

The Asian-American Minority Swing Vote

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Hispanics and African Americans dominate debate of the minority vote. But Asian and Pacific Islanders, who comprise the third largest ethnic minority, could prove the decisive swing group come November.