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Tag: Voting Rights Act

Voter Registration Day: Engage In Democracy

"Pick up your microphone, participate in Democracy.” - Janelle Monaé

Marchers Honor “Bloody Sunday”

Tens of thousands of people traveled to Selma for 50th Anniversary

John Lewis: No Obama Without ‘Selma’

Rep. John Lewis says Obama's historic presidency is a result of the Selma-to-Montgomery Marches

Obama Requests $50 million for civil rights sites

White House commemorates 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

WATCH: ‘SELMA’ Trailer

See a snippet of this civil rights saga

President Obama Addresses Voting Rights Losses

Calls for state governments to respect the vote at National Action Network conference

Chatting with Ben Jealous

Former NAACP president opens up

Census: Whites in the Minority by 2043

Census projects that Whites will no longer be the majority by 2043.

Big cases for Supreme Court’s new term

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is starting a new term that is shaping up to be as important as the last one, with the prospect of major rulings about affirmative action, gay ...

Court votes on South Carolina voter laws

WASHINGTON  — South Carolina is in federal court arguing that its new law requiring people prove their identity at the polls won’t make voting so tough that it ...