Voting Rights Act

Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.

Sen. Booker, Rep. Lewis, and Rep. Richmond rebuked Sen. Jeff Sessions during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings.

It’s Election Day – the day we’ve all been waiting for. Electionland is monitoring problems all day and already know some things will go wrong. Here’s a rundown of what ProPublica says to expect.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has sued the state and three county elections boards Monday over an alleged voter purge that disproportionately affects African Americans.

Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.

  Congresswoman Joyce Beatty from Ohio’s 3rd Congressional district delivers this week’s CBC Message to America addressing the racial gap that exists amongst those attempting to achieve the American dream. While the American dream can be elusive and difficult for many to achieve, the Congressional Black Caucus is not willing to sit idly by as African-Americans lose hope in […]

The Department of Justice launched an investigation into possible voter suppression in Arizona. Investigators want to know why Maricopa County reduced its number of polling stations.

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says that the people should have a voice in who selects the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but when he encourages the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to hold hearings on any nominee put forth by Barack Obama, he ignores the will of the people who twice elected him president of the United States.