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What's Next for the Voting Rights Act?
Black leaders discuss the future of the Voting Rights Act....


Civil Rights Groups Form United Front on Voting Rights Battleground
Civil rights groups will use the March on Washington to mobilize Americans around voting rights....


Commentary: 50 Years of Moving America Toward Justice
The president of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law reflects on civil rights milesto...


Under Pressure: Justice Department Weighs a Case Against Zimmerman
The Justice Department must decide whether to pursue a criminal civil rights case against George Zi...


NAACP Will Complain to UN About US Voting Rights and Civil Rights Issue
Leaders of the civil rights organization will travel to Geneva to report to the United Nations on c...


NAACP’s New Leader Says He Is 'Humbled' by Selection
Cornell William Brooks says he looks forward to leading the nation’s oldest civil rights organizati...


Lawmakers and Activists Pledge to Fight Stricter Voting Rights Laws
Democrats plan to educate voters around the country about new voting rules and also say they will t...


Floridians Protest New Voting Law
Florida residents and leaders are protesting a new law that would make it more difficult for people...


Commentary: Study of Voter ID Law Provides New Evidence of White Backlash
A recent study of Mississippi's new voter identification law by a Washington-based advocacy group m...


How Do We Prevent More Tragedies Like Trayvon Martin’s?
Advocates call for greater oversight of law enforcement and neighborhood watch groups....


Obama Boosts Numbers of Civil Rights Lawyers
The inspector general found that starting in 2003, the Bush administration changed hiring rules giv...


Civil Rights Leaders Seek to Stop Credit Report Usage in Hiring
More than 25 organizations issued a letter to TransUnion claiming that their sales have a discrimin...


Commentary: The Evidence Continues to Mount Against Voter ID
Lawmakers should come together to enact policies that address the true structural deficiencies in o...


How Much Does the Black Vote Matter?
A new report from the National Urban League shows that Black voter turnout in key battleground stat...


Who Controls Black Athletes' Images?
Experts debate the role athletes play in how they're covered in the media....


Rev. Jackson, Others Say Jena Justice Is Too Slow
Posted Oct. 1, 2007 – Rev. Jackson and others say Jena Justice is too slow. Black leaders say that ...


Jesse Jackson Says Banning Affirmative Action in Higher Ed Is Like Ethnic Cleansing
Proponents of affirmative action argue that diversity works....


Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights
Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights...