Sunday, May 19, 2019

Tag: Voting Rights Act

It’s time to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act

On the 52nd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, 31 states with histories of racial discrimination no longer have federal oversight of their voting process.

Restoring the Voting Rights Act

This week, the Voting Rights Advancement Act was introduced in Congress in hopes of restoring Section 5 to modern standards.

Republicans responsible for voter suppression in 2016

With a Republican majority currently held in all three branches, there will most likely be a lot more barriers and restrictions in the times ahead.

With voting rights protections gutted, polling places have been shuttered on...

Decisions to shutter or reduce voting locations are often made quietly and at the last minute, making pre-election intervention or litigation virtually impossible.

As Trump Conjures the Voter Fraud Boogeyman, Voter Suppression is the...

Nearly 1 in 3 eligible voters in the upcoming election will be a member of a minority group.

The Voting Rights Act 2.0

Over half a century after the Voting Rights Act became law, the struggle continues.

Martin Luther King III: Don't Idolize My Father, Embrace His Ideals...

In celebration of Bloody Sunday, King’s eldest son, Martin Luther King III, spoke this past weekend in Selma and asked the people to embrace his father's ideals of freedom, justice and equality rather than idolize him.

Voting Rights Remain Under Attack 50 Years After the Bloody Sunday...

This past weekend, thousands of people, including President Obama and more than 100 members of Congress, marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Still, the Voting Rights Act is under peril today.

Reverend William Barber: Leader of the Biggest Social Movement the Media...

Reverend Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and voice of the Forward Together movement is "challenging the legislators and governor to be true to the constitution and true moral values." So where's the media coverage?

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO why HIV drug...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.
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‘The Planet’s on F***ing Fire:’ Bill Nye tells adults to grow up and tackle...

"There are a lot of things we could do to put it out – are any of them free? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f**k up."

Robert Reich: The House now has a Constitutional duty to impeach Trump

This may not be the practical political thing to do. But it is the right thing to do.

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