Results related to “Voting Rights”
by Brentin Mock on September 13 2013, 7:00AM
Wanna bet that Congress restores key functions of the Voting Rights Act before New Years?
by Brentin Mock on September 9 2013, 11:28AM
NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund also loses civil rights pillar in attorney Debo Adebile, who is now counsel for the U.S. Senate judiciary committee.
by Brentin Mock on July 22 2013, 1:01PM
Rep. John Lewis was himself inspired by a comic book based on civil rights in the 1960s. Now he’s produced his own.
by Brentin Mock on June 18 2013, 1:01PM
Justice Scalia and Senators Cruz and Vitter are creating paths for Arizona to revive the proof of citizenship requirement.
by Brentin Mock on June 17 2013, 10:35AM
Proof of citizenship law in Arizona, which burdened Latino and Native American voters, has been struck by high court.
by Brentin Mock on June 14 2013, 3:02PM
U.S. says it can do more to address racial injustice. Civil rights group agree.
by Brentin Mock on June 12 2013, 2:19PM
A chain of events concerning civil rights justice happened within 48 hours of Medgar Evers’ murder.
by Brentin Mock on June 4 2013, 11:02AM
Over 300 arrested in five weeks of civil rights protests in North Carolina.
by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 9:33AM
Virginians with nonviolent felons no longer have to wait two years and apply for rights restoration, but violent felons still have to wait.
by Brentin Mock on May 3 2013, 3:38PM
Close to 60 students at the historically black Elizabeth City State University were targeted by a county Republican Party chair who challenged their voter status for questionable reasons
by Brentin Mock on April 30 2013, 1:35PM
Seventeen arrests were made at a North Carolina protest.
by Brentin Mock on March 28 2013, 3:46PM
Once again, with gay rights in the news, a black commentator tries to talk a fake debate into existence.
by Brentin Mock on February 27 2013, 8:59AM
As the Supreme Court weighs whether the feds should maintain oversight in Southern election law, North Carolina proves why the answer is obviously yes.
by Brentin Mock on February 26 2013, 8:46AM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could deeply gut the historic law. To understand where this is going, it’s crucial to know how we got here.
by Brentin Mock on February 21 2013, 9:36AM
Diane Nash, Dorie Ladner and others who led and joined the March 1965 demonstrations that created the Voting Rights Act speak with Colorlines about their work then—and now.
by Brentin Mock on January 18 2013, 2:16PM
What a difference a hellish election can make. The governor who helped create Florida’s notoriously long voting lines now supports expanded early voting.
by Brentin Mock on January 15 2013, 9:42AM
A congressional hearing seeks to find out what caused so much turmoil on Election Day.