Op-Ed

Protecting the Right to Vote: Democracy Awakening

By Cornell William Brooks (President and CEO of the NAACP) When we think about the right to vote, it is and should be understood to be a civic sacrament in the temple of democracy. However, this presidential election will be the first in 50 years Read More

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Politics

Blacks Continue Fight to Secure Voting Rights

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When lawmakers ratified the 15th Amendment in 1870, protecting voting rights for Blacks, opponents of the law lashed out, violently at times, employing literacy tests, poll taxes, and fraud in an effort to disenfranchise the new Read More