Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Rialto, Ca (MetroNet/WAOK)- There is word that Rodney King may have been drinking and smoking marijuana in the hours before his death Sunday morning. According to celebrity website TMZ.com, King’s fiancée, Cynthia Kelley, gave that information to the […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A movie about baseball groundbreaker Jackie Robinson is filming in Birmingham, Ala., this week. Crews will be at the downtown Tutwiler Hotel on Monday to film scenes for the film “42,” […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There’s still no word on whether George Zimmerman will be charged in the death ofTrayvon Martin — but if he is, the charge won’t be first-degree murder. The special prosecutor who’s deciding […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-On a day of rallies around the country for justice for Trayvon Martin, two key figures close to the case have decided to step aside to allow tensions to cool down. Sanford Police Chief […]
ATLANTA – (WAOK) The Reverend Al Sharpton, who founded the National Action Network announced today, with a number of other civil rights and community leaders the huge significance of this year’s march from Selma to […]
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson is lending his support to the Occupy Atlanta movement and says that their efforts are an extension of the struggle for civil rights fought by Jackson, the […]