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The Top 5 Voting Rights Moments of 2013

Penda D. Hair | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics
Penda D. Hair

Texas waited just two hours after the ruling to announce that the state would begin enforcing its voter ID law. The U.S. Department of Justice hit back with lawsuits against both measures, showing the Supreme Court's ruling does not mean that it's open season on voters.

The Voting Rights Case African Americans Must Watch

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

Why is Wisconsin placing these burdens on the right to vote? It's not to prevent in-person voter fraud. State officials admit that's not a problem and never has been. No, this law is about preventing voting.

Note to Politicians: Think It's Open Season on Voters? Think Again!

Penda D. Hair | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Penda D. Hair

As we keep working to expose, prevent and dismantle voter suppression across the country, we are collectively letting politicians know that the Supreme Court's Shelby ruling does not mean that it's open season on voters.

North Carolina Speeds Up to Run Election Red Light?

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Republicans are at it again, making it harder to vote. It is no coincidence that these major voting changes are being considered a week after the Supreme Court struck down the coverage formula in Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.

Ryan J. Reilly

7 Justice Kennedy Quotes That Have Progressives Worried About The Voting Rights Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Anthony Kennedy is likely the only hope that voting rights advocates and the Obama administration have for the Supreme Court to ...

Pelosi Gets "Booked" & Confronts Her Own Past

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

For a woman who was once at the cutting edge of social progressivism, Nancy Pelosi has lost her way. She has strayed from her former social consciousness into the malaise of power.