Brentin Mock covers national politics for Colorlines. He previously served as lead reporter for Voting Rights Watch 2012, covering the challenges presented by new voter ID laws, suppression of voter registration drives, and other attempts to limit electoral power of people of color.
Brentin is also a contributor for Demos’ blog PolicyShop, where he covers voting rights and civil rights; and also a blogger for Grist.org, where he writes about environmental justice. You can read some of his other work at Next American City, Facing South, The Root, In These Times, American Prospect and The Washington Post.
Follow Brentin on Twitter at @brentinmock.
by Brentin Mock on May 23 2014, 4:05PM
Will John Conyers now needs a massive write-in campaign to continue to rep Detroit.
by Brentin Mock on May 21 2014, 4:30PM
Fla. Rep. Yoho doesn’t stop with the nonsense, this time: voting.
by Brentin Mock on May 14 2014, 12:25PM
Ras Baraka win is a referendum on education reform movement.
by Brentin Mock on April 29 2014, 3:30PM
Wisconsin becomes the fifth state where courts struck down voter ID laws.
by Brentin Mock on April 25 2014, 3:00PM
Arkansas joins Pennsylvania, Missouri and Texas in voter ID court defeats.
by Brentin Mock on April 21 2014, 1:44PM
The Obama Administration wants to free more people unfairly imprisoned from jail
by Brentin Mock on April 21 2014, 7:45AM
Vanishing Pearls director Nailah Jefferson restores black fishers deleted from the BP oil spill saga.
by Brentin Mock on April 18 2014, 10:01AM
Anyone with drug felony convictions in Virginia will now be eligible for automatic voting rights restoration.
by Brentin Mock on March 20 2014, 2:53PM
Tea Party may be down, but not out.