Brentin Mock covers national politics for Colorlines. He previously served as lead reporter for Voting Rights Watch 2012, covering the challenges presented by new voter ID laws, suppression of voter registration drives, and other attempts to limit electoral power of people of color.
Brentin is also a contributor for Demos’ blog PolicyShop, where he covers voting rights and civil rights; and also a blogger for Grist.org, where he writes about environmental justice. You can read some of his other work at Next American City, Facing South, The Root, In These Times, American Prospect and The Washington Post.
Follow Brentin on Twitter at @brentinmock.
by Brentin Mock on January 14 2014, 10:00AM
Obamacare includes a program that employs people to help connect hard-to-reach, uninsured citizens to healthcare resources. What’s wrong with that?
by Brentin Mock on January 8 2014, 9:38AM
Civil rights attorney Debo Adegbile goes up against Senate conservatives today who may grill him about representing Mumia Abu Jamal
by Brentin Mock on December 13 2013, 2:22PM
Congressional Black Caucus sends shout out to the Pope.
by Brentin Mock on December 9 2013, 10:00AM
States with highest number of uninsured African Americans include North Carolina and Georgia.
by Brentin Mock on December 4 2013, 3:11PM
President Obama says we’ll need initiatives that target communities that have suffered from historical racial discrimination to combat economic inequality.
by Brentin Mock on November 26 2013, 3:00PM
Political campaign groups posing as social welfare nonprofits may have some difficulty under new proposed IRS rules
by Brentin Mock on November 20 2013, 12:00PM
Rep. Radel gets slapped on writs for coke possession. Black and Latino men and women don’t get off so easy.
by Brentin Mock on November 15 2013, 9:43AM
Attorney who defended the Voting Rights Act bill before the Supreme Court gets nod to head Civil Rights department.