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Marc Veasey, U.S. Representative from Texas’ 33rd Congressional District, joined Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” Tuesday to talk about what he calls efforts at voter…

The saying is, “As goes Ohio, so goes the election.” The Buckeye State has proven to be a critical swing state in recent elections. Now,…

As previously reported by NewsOne, Attorney General Eric Holder recently called on a group of states to restore voting rights to ex-felons. “Across this country today,…

Many who believe in equal access to the ballot box were shaken when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key section of the Voting…

Your vote always matters, but in a year without federal elections, such as this one, your vote carries special weight. That’s because voter turnout is…

(Washington, DC)  —  African-Americans are being urged by the National Urban League to get out and vote at election time.  The organization views it as a way to counter state laws it says threaten the educational and economic progress made by blacks.  The 101-year-old civil rights group has made “Occupy the Vote” the theme for […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Thousands commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday outside South Carolina’s capitol heard a message that wouldn’t have been out of place during the halcyon days of the civil rights movement a half-century ago: the need to protect all citizens’ right to vote. A similar tone was struck at Ebenezer […]

A 96-year-old woman who has been voting for more than 70 years, even through the Jim Crow era, said the new voting ID laws in Tennessee have made voting more of a hassle than its ever been. Dorothy Cooper spoke about the difficulties she experienced trying to vote appearing on Rev. Al Sharpton’s Politics Nation show. […]