GOP

Voter ID One of Many Things Making it Hard for GOP to Win Blacks

by Slate

On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an omnibus voting standards bill into law. In a video message, he talked only about… Read More

Stop and Frisk

What Took Down Stop and Frisk? Stats

by The Root

On Monday, federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin ruled that the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional… Read More

Freedom Summer Digital Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society.

A Disturbing Catalog of Violence Against Freedom Summer Participants

by Slate

This “Incident Summary” details acts of harassment, big and small, reported by civil rights activists and allies working… Read More

Rosanell Eaton, 92, speaks at a rally.

92 Year Old Woman to Sue North Carolina Because of Voter ID Law

by The Root

A 92-year-old African-American woman has filed a suit against North Carolina after Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed a restrictive… Read More

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Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

by Jamilah Lemieux

The most famed "conductor" of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman is said to have worked to free no less than 300… Read More

Marchers being led by organizers

Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream Speech Nears 50

by The Root

In the opening line of his "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered at the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1963, the… Read More

Both Jacksons get prison terms; he'll serve first

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife, Both Get Prison Terms

by #teamEBONY

The end of the Jackson family political dynasty arrived Wednesday as a Chicago power couple ready-made for the cameras learned the… Read More

Twitter Takes on White Privilege in Feminism

White Privilege in Feminism Called Out

by The Root

Helping someone recognize their privilege is always a difficult, uncomfortable process. This is especially true for women of color… Read More

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:<br />
From Anger to Action

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
From Anger to Action

by Nick Chiles

As the anger from the George Zimmerman acquittal coalesces into a desire… Read More

Newark Mayor Cory Booker wins Democratic primary for U.S. Senate seat

Cory Booker Wins Primary

by #teamEBONY

A rising star in the Democratic Party and a Republican former mayor won their parties' primaries on Tuesday to set up a campaign… Read More

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