Spotlight: Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr.

Barack Obama (left) and Martin Luther King Jr. (right) are shown. | AP Photos

Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. >by Jonathan Allen | 8/24/13 7:01 AM EDT| Politico |Just a note: The March on Washington that took place on Aug. 28, 1963, was one of the largest political rallies and peaceful gathering in the nation for civil rights; highlighting the push for Jobs, Independence and Civil Liberties – […]

Spotlight: Could North Carolina Lead A ‘Red-State Resurgence’?

Opponents of Voter ID Legislation

Could North Carolina Lead A ‘Red-State Resurgence’? >by Alan Greenblatt | August 02, 2013 8:13 AM | Pat McCrory hasn’t fared too well with protesters. The Republican governor of North Carolina has signed off on a vast array of conservative legislation this year, cutting taxes, slashing unemployment benefits and abolishing teacher tenure. So much change […]

Spotlight: Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal

Julian Bond, at the 99th NAACP Convention

[important]Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal[/important] >by: Kim Barker and Justin Elliott | ProPublica, May 22, 2013, 1:44 p.m. | In the furious fallout from the revelation that the IRS flagged applications from conservative nonprofits for extra review because of their political activity, some points about the big picture – and big donors — have fallen […]

Jan Brewer Just Fired up Black America!

Jan Brewer

>By Harold Michael Harvey |Atlanta : GA : USA | Jan 28, 2012 at 6:13 AM PST | Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona just did what President Obama could not do. She just fired up black America and ensured that African-Americans will vote in record numbers in this fall’s presidential election. Gov. Brewer met […]

Gingrich (and Race-Baiting) Wins in South Carolina

Newt Gingrich SC

>By Adele M. Stan | 01-22-2012 | [We can only hope the GOP Nominee is Newt Salamander Gingrich because he just pissed off a large block of voters with his racist comments! The Sleeping Giant is most diffidently - awake!] Marking a triumph for the return of unvarnished racism on the American political stage, former House […]

Help NAACP End Voter Suppression

 >Posted by Robert Greenwald at 3:59 pm | December 16, 2011| [Yes, to the Republican it's about the numbers at the polls for them, it is Not about Civil Rights, Equal Rights and Human Rights because they feel that Minorities should have the same rights as the Majority to this day!  Well, let me school […]

Nuns, Seniors, UFOs, and the Growing Problem of Voter ID Requirements

>Adam Lioz | December 7, 2011 |Policy Shop | What do you think? The Wausau Daily Herald reported Sunday that Ruthelle Frank, an 84-year-old Wisconsin woman who has voted in every election since 1948 and served on her village board since 1996, might not be able to vote in 2012 unless she can cough up […]

Ed Schultz on Michigan Gov’t Takeover: An “All-Out Assault” on the Voting Rights of Black Voters

By Sarah Seltzer | Sourced from AlterNet |Posted at December 10, 2011, 9:30 am After being granted the power to do so by the legislative, Michigan governor Rick Snyder has already appointed “emergency managers” to four Michigan cities, thereby invalidating the power of local voters, elected officials, and governing boards–and now he has his eye […]

Raising Civil Rights Concerns

October 30, 2010 – Posted by Jalisa Whitley | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! | The growing use of “ballot security” measures aimed at limiting voter fraud has raised civil rights concerns because of their potential to disrupt the voting process, to disproportionately target minority voters, and to cause voter […]

Herman Cain Compares Social Security To Slavery

By Tanya Somanader on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:20 pm | When it comes to Social Security, the pugilistic presidential contender Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is normally the one attracting all the attention. After all, he called the program all sorts of names: A “Ponzi scheme,” a “monstrous lie,” and unconstitutional. But the new GOP […]

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