Voting Rights

A Twitter user named Kenny Okwara posted a video of his mom making an impassioned plea to get out the vote.

On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]

After The New York City Board of Elections removed more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls during one of the most important presidential primaries this season, officials have pledged a probe, reports The New York Times.

The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.

America has lost a warrior of the Civil Rights Movement. Amelia Boynton Robinson died today in Alabama of a massive stroke.

Eric Schneiderman, the newly appointed New York attorney general, was specially hired to investigate the police deaths of unarmed citizens.

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…

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for every American to automatically be registered to vote while calling out four potential GOP presidential rivals…

On Tuesday, TV One aired the NewsOne Now State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond Town Hall meeting, exploring Black America and its relationship with law enforcement. The conversation…

When U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. leaves office next week, he leaves behind some big shoes to fill. But if anyone is qualified…

For the first time ever, President Barack Obama spoke about the idea of mandatory voting, the Washington Times reports. During a town hall meeting in Cleveland this week,…