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.

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

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.


Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.

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

  Ambassador Andrew Young talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. “Now I think it’s bad if…

Democratic lawmakers are introducing a new bill that is set to restore the cornerstone of the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court gutted the…

Today, Tuesday November 4th, is election day.  Those that came before us made tremendous sacrifices for justice, equality and the right to vote.  African Americans and people of various races were beaten, attacked by dogs, hosed, arrested and even KILLED for a right we too often take for granted.  More than a right, VOTING IS […]