election 2014

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

The presidential election of 2008 was a pretty emotional experience for a lot of African…

Must Watch: Color of Change’s Powerful #Iftheyspeakforme Campaign

What would happen if a politician decided to tell women how to wear their hair? Check…

#BlackWomenVote

ELECTION 2014The 5 Most Critical Elections for African-Americans

Mid-term elections excite giddy cable news producers but don’t generate much interest among those who…

‘I Vote for the Black Women Who Never Could’

My great-grandmother and grandmother lived through the Women’s Suffrage Movement, legalized segregation and Brown vs.…

Voting, voters

Will Young Blacks Rock the Vote Once Again?

I grew up in a family that took voting very seriously. My father, a preacher,…

Detroit Michigan

Why Detroit Must Vote

I was right out of high school when I moved from Greenwood, Miss., to Detroit.…