Voter Suppression

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms stopped through Studio One to talk politics, voter suppression, and the upcoming election for Georgia’s next Governor. Mayor Bottoms urges voters to get registered if they haven’t already, and also cast and early vote to circumvent any long lines during election day. Check out all her great advice below.

Aside from the surprising election of a businessman-turned-reality-star-turned-politician as the 45th President of the United States, here are some other top political moments of 2016.

The National Bar Association and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights are working to protect voters from voter suppression efforts.

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.

Roland Martin addresses the fundamental issue he has with the GOP and a number of discriminatory policies they support.

During the past general election, civil rights organizations across the nation fought valiantly to make certain the right to vote was not obstructed. Advancement Project,…

On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to give democracy another Street Fighter-like kick to the jock. In yet another 5-4 vote split along ideological lines (or…

  It’s always interesting to see what minor infractions select police officers decide to enforce and to what extent. While I can admittedly attest to the…

  There’s a saying, “The only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.”   The National Action Network recently wrapped up…

On Monday, a preliminary injunction hearing was held in North Carolina, regarding the state’s voter laws and what opponents state are blatant discriminatory practices. Appearing…

Your vote always matters, but in a year without federal elections, such as this one, your vote carries special weight. That’s because voter turnout is…

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…