Election Day

On the ground organizers and church leaders amped up calls for transparency and protection in the face of repeated death threats and misinformation regarding the runoff races on Jan. 5.

Over 40 stadiums and arenas have been transformed into polling sites in an effort to combat Black voter suppression.

Some on Twitter are calling the Chicago superstar's campaign efforts disruptive to the upcoming presidential election.

LeBron James has teamed up with the Los Angeles Dodgers to transform Dodger Stadium into a voting site.

Tina Knowles-Lawson has teamed up with African Pride to increase Black voter turnout.

There was a steady stream of reports about various forms of voter suppression flowing across the country on this year’s Election Day despite advocates’ best efforts to prevent it.

What is taking place in Georgia is nothing more than an attempt to silence the political power and the voice of Black voters, writes Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP.

Join Roland Martin for six hours of live election night coverage tonight starting at 7PM/6c on TV One.

The HuffPost forecast model shows Clinton has a 98.2 percent chance of becoming the nation’s next president and will likely win with 323 electoral votes.

We can’t stop marching for our rights, people! Already, NewsOne has received complains about poll workers not allowing people to vote. We are also getting complaints from our reporting partners–BlackAmericaWeb in particular–that people are waiting in line long lines to use ONE voting machine. Right now, we are working on verifying some of these complaints. […]

From The New York Times Online: Typically presidents have to wait until long after they’ve left office for holidays to be declared in their honor. But officials in one Alabama county have fast-tracked that process for <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/o/barack_obama/index.html">President-elect Barack Obama.</a>