Protecting the Right to Vote: Democracy Awakening
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Protecting the Right to Vote: Democracy Awakening

By Cornell William Brooks (President and CEO of the NAACP) When we think about the…

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Nine Years Ago, Republicans Favored Voting Rights. What Happened?
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Nine Years Ago, Republicans Favored Voting Rights. What Happened?

(New York Times) – On July 20, 2006, the United States Senate voted to renew…

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From Selma to Shelby: The Assault on the Voting Rights Act
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From Selma to Shelby: The Assault on the Voting Rights Act

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   On August 6, the Voting Rights Act,…

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N.C. NAACP Will Seek to Get Voter Restrictions Lifted
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N.C. NAACP Will Seek to Get Voter Restrictions Lifted

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In less than a week, a…

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Restore Voting Rights Act
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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Restore Voting Rights Act

  By Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Legislation that would…

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Blacks Continue Fight to Secure Voting Rights
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Blacks Continue Fight to Secure Voting Rights

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When lawmakers ratified the 15th Amendment…

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The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Decision ‘Made Me Want to Cry’
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The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Decision ‘Made Me Want to Cry’

By Rep. John Lewis NNPA Guest Columnist [Rep. John Lewis’ testimony July 17, 2013 before…

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