by Brentin Mock on July 2 2013, 10:17AM
Environmentalists, marriage equality advocates and immigration law reformists pledge to work together for voting rights.
by Brentin Mock on June 27 2013, 8:38PM
Texas was one of the first to run wild after the SCOTUS decision on the Voting Rights Act. A racist redistricting plan may lasso it back in.
by Brentin Mock on June 26 2013, 2:59PM
State Sen. Elbert Lee Guillory, an African American legislator for Louisiana, was elated yesterday that the Supreme Court neutralized the Section Five provision of the Voting Rights Act. In a message sent last evening from his Facebook account, Sen. Guillory…
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.