by Brentin Mock on June 25 2013, 11:30AM
Congress now must go back to the drawing board on the Voting Rights Act. Can it?
by Brentin Mock on June 20 2013, 12:45PM
What does this week’s SCOTUS decision on proof-of-citizenship laws have to do with their upcoming decision on the Voting Rights Act?
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 12 2013, 10:04AM
Some states may be hedging on a Supreme Court decision that might strike the Voting Rights Act’s Section Five clause.
by Brentin Mock on June 7 2013, 12:59PM
If Booker wins, there will be three African-Americans serving in the U.S. Senate, the largest number serving at same time.
by Brentin Mock on June 5 2013, 1:20PM
Attorney General Eric Holder credits Evers along with Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X for civil rights gains in America.
by Brentin Mock on June 5 2013, 12:12PM
Rice was blocked as a contender for Secretary of State, but now she’ll occupy the White House as chief security advisor to Obama.
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 June 3 2013, 2:36PM
Sen. Frank Lautenberg leaves a strong legacy behind in New Jersey and on Capitol Hill.
by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2013, 1:46PM
The football team owner says he’ll never change the name.
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 28 2013, 3:17PM
Attorney General’s task force says neither the governor nor the general assembly can create laws to restore voting rights to former incarcerated.
by Brentin Mock on May 24 2013, 4:23PM
Louisiana Sen. Vitter claims massive fraud in his state is reason for felon ban on foods stamps, but no data supports that.
by Brentin Mock on May 23 2013, 11:15AM
Local election officials were three-and-a-half to four-times more likely to respond to the emails that came from the non-Latino name, Greg Walsh, than the Latino name, Luis Rodriguez.
by Brentin Mock on May 23 2013, 10:13AM
If this amendment ends up in the farm bill and passes, it would hit African Americans particularly hard.