by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 3, 2011
In a suit aiming to strike down the law's protections, a federal judge seems to think that evidence of racial discrimination is ancient history.
by Abdul Ali onDecember 13, 2010
In South Africa, the white-led Democratic Alliance aims to recruit disgruntled supporters of the ANC, the party that was instrumental in defeating apartheid and electing Nelson Mandela.
November 12, 2010
With the midterms behind us, let’s take a look at some of the important leaders Democrats put forth in order to advertise their case to the African American community.
October 26, 2010
The White House’s last-minute push for black voters continued today, with senior advisor to the president Valerie Jarrett taking questions from black media during a conference call scheduled by the DNC.
September 27, 2010
Acknowledging that some of the changes on which he'd campaigned had yet to surface, President Obama told college students on Monday that frustration was not an excuse not to be vigilant about the political process.
July 9, 2010
It's in everyone’s best interests to find out why, after having a blackjack outside a polling place and calling people “crackers," the Justice's sole movement against King Samir Shabazz was an injunction barring him from having a weapon within 100 feet of a polling place.
July 6, 2010
The Justice Department’s dismissal of voter-intimidation charges against members of Philadelphia’s New Black Panther Party, a decision at the center of testimony before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Tuesday, is one in which every American -- particularly ones of color -- should be interested.
June 11, 2010
I can’t help but find all this handwringing about Greene’s win on Tuesday to be slightly insidious, tainted by the ugly stains that so frequently mar America’s political processes: racism and classism.
March 25, 2010
Once their debt to society has been paid, should former prisoners be allowed to vote?
by Bryant Simon onFebruary 19, 2010
President Barack Obama’s poll numbers have been on the wane in recent weeks. Turns out this may have more to do with how we see the world than it does with the president and his policies.
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These tweets will make you laugh -- and question the American educational system.
Joshua Hornsby's daughter Ja'Nae, who was 9 years old, was among seven people found dead on Monday.
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