Voter ID Laws

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.

A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

During a speech Saturday at the Alabama Democratic Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, Hillary Clinton condemned the governor's plan to close 31 driver’s license offices.

AL officials to close 31 DMV offices in what some are calling an attempt to suppress the Black vote through limiting access to state IDs.

The United States Supreme Court upheld Texas’ voter ID law. As a result of the ruling, 600,000 registered voters, mostly Black and Hispanic, may be disenfranchised…

On Wednesday the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s voter ID law. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Bishop Council Nedd,…

A new study provides evidence that Voter ID Laws are discriminatory. Marshall Walter Taylor, Chanelle Hardy and Raynard Jackson joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now”…

In 2007, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit in Indiana upheld the nation’s first voter ID law along party lines. At the time, Democrats and…