by Brentin Mock on August 19 2013, 11:20AM
Over the weekend, The Washington Post presented a preview of President Obama’s speech at the upcoming 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which they report will strongly emphasize economic inequality problems, even more so than…
by Jamilah King on August 16 2013, 12:49PM
After ten years, the FCC finally acted.
by Brentin Mock on August 16 2013, 11:20AM
Is the former congressman who once supported voter ID laws changing his tune?
by Brentin Mock on August 14 2013, 11:48AM
Moderation seems the unavoidable tax for African-American Democratic candidates looking to win statewide offices in states like New Jersey.
by Brentin Mock on August 13 2013, 10:16AM
Yesterday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed what’s been called the most restrictive voter ID bill in the nation into law.
by Von Diaz on August 13 2013, 10:15AM
Dusten Brown had a warrant out for his arrest after he failed to show up for a court-ordered hearing to deliver Baby Veronica to the couple that wants to adopt her.
by Aura Bogado on August 9 2013, 1:51PM
Today is a great day to think about indigenous peoples, language, treaties, and mapping.
by Brentin Mock on August 6 2013, 12:25PM
Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after months of civil rights organizing, sit-ins, bloodshed and deaths compelled the federal government to intervene in the struggle against…
by Brentin Mock on August 5 2013, 4:17PM
Republicans will stop at nothing to tarnish and overturn Obamacare.
by Brentin Mock on August 5 2013, 12:09PM
Booker lands Oprah endorsement, but some of New Jersey civil rights leaders are supporting his opponents.
by Brentin Mock on July 25 2013, 9:52AM
As we reported shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act’s Section Five, Texas could still face “preclearance” — federal review of election changes to ensure disenfranchisement won’t result — under the Section Three “bail-in” provision. Both…
by Aura Bogado on July 22 2013, 8:27AM
The president’s remarks Friday are notable both for what he said and what he omitted.