Politics

Civil rights leaders say SB 189 disproportionately affects Black and brown voters.

Politics

Several Republican-led states are facing similar challenges from the Department of Justice.

Politics

Texas' new restrictive voting law is a perfect example of how, for several decades, the GOP has depended on racism to keep white people in power and nonwhites on the outside.

In the one year since the voting rights icon John Lewis died, the efforts to undermine Americans' ability to cast ballots in fair and equal elections have been nothing short of dizzying.

Channeling the spirit of John Lewis and his penchant for "good trouble," the recent arrests of Rep. Joyce Beatty and others harkened back to the late Georgia congressman's own legendary protests to secure fair and equal voting rights.

The Black Ballot

The democratic process of voting has long excluded people based on what is known as criminal disenfranchisement laws—meaning each state has regulations that strip a person’s right to vote if they have a past felony conviction.

Gov. Bel and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, freeing up funds for flood related assistance.

Nation

It’s been years since the Casey Anthony story made headlines, but the saga surrounding the case continues. A private investigator is now claiming that Jose Baez, Anthony’s lawyer, admitted she killed her 2-year-old daughter. “Baez had told me that Casey murdered Caylee and dumped the body somewhere,” stated Dominic Casey, in an affidavit that was […]