by Benjamin Todd Jealous onApril 28, 2013
In a victory for voters' rights, felon-disenfranchisement laws are being overturned in Deleware, and NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous writes on the Huffington Post that it's high time for the rest of the country to follow suit.
by Lawrence D. Bobo onMarch 13, 2013
Straight Up: Let's get real -- and start talking -- about the anti-black prejudice that infects the U.S.
by Denise Stewart onNovember 6, 2012
Why are blacks fighting an amendment to remove racist language from the state's constitution?
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onNovember 6, 2012
If Obama wins, his stats among Midwestern working-class whites might kill a key GOP tactic.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 26, 2012
Joanna Jenkins is now registered as an absentee voter and plans to cast her first ballot for President Obama.
by David J. Leonard onJuly 20, 2012
David J. Leonard writes at the Huffington Post that these crimes against blacks are still part of American life.
by Charlayne Hunter-Gault onMay 1, 2012
With Bond set to be honored, a friend recalls how the college activist became a social-justice legend.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onFebruary 4, 2012
Real Housewives of Atlanta has officially gone too far.
by Paul Delaney onDecember 31, 2011
It's a given that the GOP attracts more whites and the Democrats attract more blacks, but it wasn't always so.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 4, 2011
Former President Clinton says it's the worst he's seen since Jim Crow. Is anyone paying attention?
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