5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision<br />
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5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision

by Angela Bronner Helm

Over the years, we've all received those cryptic messages that the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most important pieces… Read More

Key federal employee benefits at stake in DOMA case

Supreme Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

by Huffington Post

The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states… Read More

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Wendy Davis Saves the Day

by Huffington Post

The Texas anti-abortion bill, which threatened to close nearly all of the abortion clinics in the state and  Read More

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Dear Clarence Thomas

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Dear Clarence Thomas: I peg you as the type who thinks along the lines of “the lighter the writer, the better the… Read More

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For the fourth time in three years, 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela is in the hospital, battling recurring… Read More

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by Slate

President Obama’s eagerness to use drones and commando teams to pursue alleged terrorists has long been a hallmark of his controversial… Read More

Cornel West, The Center Holds, and  Al Sharpton

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by The Root

In this essay, adapted from his book The… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

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