Voting Rights Act

Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has sued the state and three county elections boards Monday over an alleged voter purge that disproportionately affects African Americans.

Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.

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

  Congresswoman Joyce Beatty from Ohio’s 3rd Congressional district delivers this week’s CBC Message to America addressing the racial gap that exists amongst those attempting to achieve the American dream. While the American dream can be elusive and difficult for many to achieve, the Congressional Black Caucus is not willing to sit idly by as African-Americans lose hope in […]

GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush claims he would not reinstate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act if he were to be elected president.

Cornell W. Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, spoke with Roland Martin about the culmination of the Journey for Justice march.

Obama urged Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act and to make it easier for voters to be heard.

Voting rights advocates are urging lawmakers to restore voting protections reduced in a 2013 Supreme Court decision.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and although our country has come a long way, there are still issues

We’ve seen the impact that a group of #BlackLivesMatter activists had on Netroots Nation during the presidential forum a few weeks ago. Now that 10 GOP presidential…

Democratic lawmakers are introducing a new bill that is set to restore the cornerstone of the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court gutted the…