voting discrimination

Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the suburb of Eastpointe, Michigan alleging that the city has kept Black residents from having an equal opportunity to elect city council members of their choice.

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.

  President Barack Obama‘s keynote address at Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network (NAN) Convention in New York on Friday was heavy on both style and…