President Donald Trump gives State of the Union as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi watch. PHOTOs by Cheriss May/Trice Edney News Wire

State of the Union: Trump calls for ‘choosing greatness’ as black leaders say his ‘racist rhetoric’ overshadows hope for change

MISSISSIPPI LINK — The lofty words of the president resonated little with Democrats and black leaders. […read more]


Election Day countdown: The war for maximum voter turnout in Nov. 6 election is on

THE MISSISSIPPI LINK — The suit alleges that Georgia’s “‘no match, no vote’ voter registration scheme violates the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution,” according to a statement from the organization.The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has filed suit against Georgia Secretary of State and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp over the state’s “discriminatory and unlawful ‘exact match’ voter suppression scheme.” […read more]