Voting Rights Act of 1965

Explainer: What’s At Stake In South Carolina’s Voting Map Supreme Court Case

Will the high court keep a backdoor to racial gerrymandering open?

Elected Black Alabama Mayor Says Town’s White Leaders Conspired To Block Him From Taking Office

Patrick Braxton filed a federal lawsuit to end the White monopoly on political power in the majority-Black town.

Battle Over Alabama Voting District Map Now Returns To Federal Court


Dem Lawmakers Cry Foul After Senate GOP Rejects Voting Rights Bill

In a close vote, Republicans thwart the legislation that would have protected vulnerable Americans from voter suppression.