by Nia King on October 8 2012, 9:56AM
Colorlines readers discuss the latest efforts by conservatives to paint disenfranchised voters of color as “lazy” or “undeserving” of the right to vote.
by Brentin Mock on October 8 2012, 9:51AM
Rep. Elijah Cummings and law experts say if they are targeting people of color, a court could find True the Vote operations unlawful.
by Brentin Mock on October 5 2012, 4:03PM
True the Vote will have difficult time harassing voters with Congress watching them at the polls.
by Brentin Mock on October 4 2012, 10:13AM
The black former congressman has emerged as the tea party’s new best friend, because he insists his colleagues in the southern Black Belt are the real threat to voting rights.
by Imara Jones on October 4 2012, 9:48AM
Pundits are applauding Romney’s performance in a deeply technical debate. But he revealed a troubling misunderstanding—or misrepresentation—of tax and health policies that keep the country afloat.
by Brentin Mock on October 3 2012, 10:18AM
Rep. Daryl Metcalfe says judge who blocked the state’s voter ID law yesterday enables the “entitlement mentality” and people who live off others’ labor.
by Aura Bogado on October 2 2012, 11:29AM
Minnesota’s Communities of color are changing the narrative about the state’s voter ID amendment.
by Brentin Mock on October 2 2012, 10:52AM
The situation’s still complicated in Pennsylvania.
by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 2:47PM
Richard is a City of San Diego sanitation worker whose route includes Mitt Romney’s $12 million oceanfront villa in La Jolla, Calif.
by Brentin Mock on September 28 2012, 10:43AM
Pennsylvania’s attorneys have found a new argument to defend the state’s voter ID law: We all share the same burdens and frustrations equally, regardless of race or class, and that’s not disenfranchisement.
by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 3:37PM
It was at a 2008 Martin Luther King Day parade in Jacksonville, Florida that Mitt Romney made the ill-considered decision to chant the lyrics to the Baha Men’s song.
by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 2:57PM
Ann Romney told “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno that electing her husband would help eliminate prejudice against their Mormon faith, just like we left “prejudices behind” when we elected President Obama.
by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 12:45PM
Actor Samuel L. Jackson has a message for Democrats who supported President Barack Obama in 2008 but aren’t enthusiastic this time around.
by Aura Bogado on September 27 2012, 9:55AM
Voting rights are at risk all over the country, so we’ve recruited eyes and ears in key states to help us stay on top of rapidly unfolding events.
by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2012, 2:17PM
The Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation issued a strongly worded statement Wednesday denouncing the actions of Sen. Scott Brown staffers and supporters at a campaign rally earlier this week.
by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 4:24PM
National Voter Registration Day is today and Colorlines.com/NOW is highlighting a website that’s a one-stop-shop for all your voter registration needs.
by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 12:11PM
The House Ethics Committee on Tuesday officially cleared Rep. Maxine Waters of all ethics charges after nearly three years of investigating the California Democrat.