Voting Rights Act

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

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.

GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush claims he would not reinstate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act if he were to be elected president.

A chilling account of how easy it was to roll back protections secured under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 inspired the president to weigh in.

Obama urged Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act and to make it easier for voters to be heard.

Voting rights advocates are urging lawmakers to restore voting protections reduced in a 2013 Supreme Court decision.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and although our country has come a long way, there are still issues

PolitickerOne: President Obama and prominent Black clergy leaders plan to push for the restoration of the Voting Rights Act. Martin Luther King III spoke exclusively with NewsOne.