voting rights

Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.

A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.

As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.

The Department of Justice launched an investigation into possible voter suppression in Arizona. Investigators want to know why Maricopa County reduced its number of polling stations.

The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.

Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

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

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…