October 2, 2012
Voters won't have to produce government-issued photo ID to cast ballots in the upcoming election, but they can be asked for it. Voting-rights victory or "Band-Aid for the law's inherent problems"?
September 24, 2012
A Supreme Court appeal of the three-judge panel's decision is expected.
by Cord Jefferson onSeptember 18, 2012
Cord Jefferson writes at BET News that we shouldn't turn a blind eye toward suppression efforts aimed at younger voters.
July 10, 2012
The attorney general says that Texas' controversial voter-ID requirement, currently under review by a federal court, is a pretext for disenfranchisement.
July 3, 2012
Journal-isms: Mainstream news outlets are underreporting how the issue affects people of color.
July 2, 2012
ColorLines tells the story of activists trying to counteract that message in the face of laws that "frighten people from registering voters."
by Marcus Bright onJune 16, 2012
Marcus Bright argues in a piece for the Huffington Post that "liberty and justice for all" means that ex-offenders should be able to cast their ballots in elections.
by Brentin Mock onApril 14, 2012
The Nation writer Brentin Mock tackles voter-registration issues and how to ensure that the movement focuses on the right demographic.
by Malik Yusef onApril 7, 2012
Malik Yusef puts the importance of voting in historical context in this piece for the Huffington Post.
by Nsenga Burton onDecember 29, 2011
She won't be able to vote in Tennessee for the first time in decades.
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