elections

Michelle Obama, Vote, When We Vote

Michelle Obama, Janelle Monáe, Tom Hanks Team Up for Voter Registration PSA

In recognition of September 24 as National Voter Registration Day and the importance of voting, we are reposting this July 2018 article.

Voting Rights for 1.4 Million Ex-Felons on the Ballot in Florida

After 850,000 Florida voters signed a petition to demand Amendment 4, the voter rights restoration…

Chicago

Chicago Holds First Ever Jail-Wide Voting for Inmates

Chicago is making sure jailed inmates voices are heard. In a major move, Cook County…

Ferguson

Ferguson Keeps Mayor Who Held Office During Mike Brown Protests

Voters in Ferguson, Mo., have re-elected James Knowles III as mayor for a third term,…

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time For A Different Kind Of Politics

I’m from Mississippi. The night Donald Trump was elected president, my first reaction was, Look…

President

First Black President? Why Stop at Just One?

I have shed my last tear over President Obama, now I’m mad. I was getting…

Herman Cain: ‘Donald Trump is Not Racist’

Donald Trump apparently has a new BFF in someone who wanted the job he’s going…

The Power of the Right to Vote

The American Civil Rights Movement never died. Indeed, the ebb and flow of the movement…

Melissa Harris-Perry Reportedly Walks Off MSNBC Show

MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry has reportedly walked off of her show, refusing to take…

2016’s Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad, No-Good Presidential Election

There are 262 days left until the 2016 Presidential Election, or as I like to…