voting rights

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.

A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.

On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

Plans to redraw racially gerrymandered voting districts have been put on hold. Will voters in North Carolina ever receive justice?

A group of Black pastors has come out in support of Jeff Sessions, Roland Martin asks for proof of his record.

A Twitter user named Kenny Okwara posted a video of his mom making an impassioned plea to get out the vote.

New report exposes a "long-term assault on voting rights" in Georgia that starts at the highest levels of state government.

On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

A federal judge suspends school board elections in Ferguson, Missouri. He said the process discriminates against Black voters.

Douglas was announced as a guest judge on Monday. 'The contestants are a great example of strong women across America and I especially look forward to hearing the platforms that each of them will represent!' she said.