Voting Rights

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,…

Congresswoman Terri Sewell wants the Civil Rights marchers of Selma to be recognized by Congress for the work and sacrifices they made in the fight for…

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) issued a stern rebuke to members of the Republican Party Wednesday after a top leader said…

  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…

As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 this week, a new fight for voting rights…

  Usually on The Lookout I share my views on at least five stories concerning Black folks in the media but this week, all anybody…

Somebody needs to go back to law school in the state of Virginia when it comes to the issue of restoring voting rights for ex-felons.…

Although the fight for voting rights was a staple of the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950s and through the 1960s, protests over the…

The Opelousas Massacre in St. Landry Parish, La., has baffled historians over the years. From varying accounts, hundreds of Blacks were reportedly killed, because of…

In response to reports that new voter laws could prohibit nearly five million people from voting, Senate Democrats are launching a campaign aimed at raising awareness about the new restrictions. The campaign, called the “2012 Election Protection Project,” will feature online advertisements on Twitter, Facebook, Google and mobile devices. Voting rights for millions of law-abiding […]