voting rights act

3 Takeaways From The Federal Appeals Court Voting Rights Act Decision

The VRA is once again under attack, this time in Arkansas with a decision that may have far reaching consequences.

Alabama Ordered To Use New Congressional Map That Empowers Black Voters

The new district could put the Democrats in play to pick up an additional House seat in the 2024 election.

House Democrats Introduce John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Into Congress

The legislative effort, led by Rep. Terri Sewell, seeks to restore gutted sections of the Voting Rights Act

Alabama Congressional Map Struck Down Again For Not Complying With Voting Rights Act

The three-judge panel rebuked Alabama Republicans for defying court orders and will have another map independently drawn.

Martin Luther King III, Arndrea Waters King Talk March On Washington Anniversary And Why Black Votes Still Matter

The 60th anniversary of the historic March on Washington will take place on August 26.

Alabama State Attorneys Say Creating Two Black Congressional Districts Would Be Unconstitutional

Republicans point to the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling to defend what opponents say is a Voting Rights Act violation.

Supreme Court Blocks Formation Of New Black Majority Voting District In Louisiana

The right-wing justices appear poised to strike a clause from the Voting Rights Act.

Rev. Al Sharpton Warns Voting Rights Under Threat As Advocates Head to March on Washington Anniversary Event

Demographic shifts show Black political power is rising.
State troopers watch as marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge over the Alabama River in Selma, Alabama as part of a civil rights march on March 9. Two days before troopers used excessive force driving marchers back across the bridge, killing one protester.

OPINION: The Current GOP Agenda To Suppress Votes Is Intended To Erase The Legacy Of Blood Sunday

There’s still so much at stake for Black voters.
Julian Bond

Commentary: Julian Bond, Another Great Has Fallen

A reflection by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.