Voting Rights

The VRA gave us the power to protect, access, and shape our democracy. We must use it today to build the multi-racial broad-based popular democracy we all need to protect our future and planet.

"This lawsuit reflects our deep commitment to using every available tool to protect all Americans' right to vote," Assistant Attorney General Kirsten Clarke said.

"Scammers" are targeting the historic Black neighborhood of Sunnyside in Harris County.

Two sitting Black women secretaries of state share what it means to be a steward of democracy.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently barred federal courts from requiring states to fix their newly adopted but unlawful congressional maps before the 2022 midterm congressional elections.

If more isn’t done to level the playing field, so voters have a reasonable chance of making their voices heard, America will look less like a democracy and more like a dictatorship.  

Black women are still facing unrelenting attacks on their fundamental rights and freedoms in America.

The nonpartisan convening will feature conversations about protecting and strengthening Democracy through various mechanisms, including voter education and registration, culture change and direct voter mobilization. 

I’m facing two battles before me – my diagnosis and the fight for voting rights. I am convinced that they can both be fought with the same weapon: the power of community.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is working overtime to enshrine Trump’s big lie into law while minimizing Black and Brown political power.

Dismissing the charges is only one step toward justice for Moses. Her voting rights still need restoration.

NewsOne partnered with Black Voters Matter to document the annual commemoration of the Bloody Sunday marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama and help draw attention to the urgent importance of participating in the 2022 midterm elections.