The majority opinion found the law violated the equal protection clause of the North Carolina constitution. The opinion also found that Republican lawmakers could not prove that the law would not have been enacted but for the discriminatory factor. Other findings include the measures taken were not sufficiently tailored to address virtually non-existent voter fraud.

A debate has reignited about whether voter ID laws suppress the Black vote.

Someone posted tweets falsely telling Democratic voters in Virginia that they could cast a ballot by text message.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to support the nomination of Thomas Farr for district judge--despite opposition from civil rights groups and Black lawmakers.


A three-judge panel in San Antonio ruled that Republicans in Texas racially gerrymandered congressional districts.

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Trump continues to espouse his belief that millions voted illegally, a belief that will lead to more Republican-led voter suppression legislation.

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The Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a lower court ruling that found Texas voter ID requirements discriminated against minorities.


On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

The GOP continues to double down on their attempts to suppress the Black vote.

Roland Martin spoke with Hillary Clinton about the importance of the 2016 election and why she feels the stakes are so high.


Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor discusses Black voters mobilizing against voter suppression and voter ID legislation.

A federal Judge in Texas has ruled the state violated an agreement it made in July to soften its voter ID law, one of the strictest in the country and as a result, will have to reprint their voter education materials. In July, a court ruled that the Texas voter ID law discriminated against Blacks […]