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On Anniversary, Obama Says Too Few Use Hard-Won Voting Right
America owes great debt to those who were courageous enough to demand equality....


The Party's Over: Black Voters Must Turn Out for Themselves
The time has come for African-Americans to vote for their own interests....


Is the Georgia GOP Afraid of Black Voters?
The New Georgia Project's successful voter registration campaign sparks allegations of fraud....


On Democracy: Silencing the Rising American Electorate
Without immediate action to protect voting rights, America faces a future in which voter suppressio...


A Census First: Black Voter Turnout Passes Whites
Black voters turned out in historic numbers in 2012, giving President Obama the edge....


Florida Democrats Seek Civil Rights Hearing on Voter Suppression
House Democrats from Florida seek probe on law they say targeted Democratic voters....


Ex-GOP Chair in Florida Says Voting Changes Were Aimed at Suppression
The former head of the Republican Party in Florida said that the state law to shorten early voting ...


Florida Republican Voters Targeted for Suppression
Republican voters in Florida have complained that they have been the target of voter suppression ef...


Civil Rights Leaders Complain of Voter Intimidation by Houston Group
Civil rights groups are complaining about the tactics of True the Vote, saying they are practicing ...


Senate Democrats Unveil Anti-Voter Suppression Bill
A new Senate bill would impose a fine or imprisonment on individuals who engage in voter suppressio...


The Congressional Black Caucus Plans Offensive on New Voter ID Laws
The CBC wants to raise awareness about voter suppression laws....


92-Year-Old Voter Sues North Carolina
Rosanell Eaton, along with the NAACP, is suing the state under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, ...


Pennsylvania’s Black Caucus to Take Stand Against Voter ID Law
Members of the Legislative Black Caucus and the NAACP have announced a rally against Pennsylvania's...


Rev. Sharpton Raises Voting Rights Awareness in Atlanta
Reverend Al Sharpton took to the streets of Atlanta to raise awareness about pending and existing l...


Voter ID Laws Are the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time, NAACP’s Jealous Says
Benjamin Jealous, the head of the NAACP, says that the spread of voter identification laws represen...


Meek Mill Endorses Respect My Vote Campaign
The MMG rapper plans to engage high risk voters at upcoming New Jersey concert....


Are Corporations Helping to Disenfranchise Black Voters?
ColorofChange is urging its members to help force major corporations from supporting an organizatio...


Commentary: Defending Democracy and Voting Rights
In an exclusive commentary, the NAACP's Ben Jealous says we must protect our right to vote....


US Embassy Warns Americans of Attacks in Greece
The U.S. Embassy in Athens updated its travel advice Friday for American citizens visiting Greek ci...