Two monumental decisions from the Supreme Court came down today; First, The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which is the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, was ruled […]
Across the South, Republicans are working to take advantage of a new political landscape after a divided U.S. Supreme Court freed all or part of 15 states, many of them in the old Confederacy, from having to ask Washington’s permission before changing election procedures in jurisdictions with histories of discrimination.
According to CBSNEWS.com: In a five-to-four ruling, the court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. That section of the landmark 1965 law provides the formula for determining which states must have […]
Opening statements in the George Zimmerman case began today and the defense opened up with a “Knock Knock” joke. Also, according to CBSNews.com, avoiding any major ruling on the hot button issue of affirmative action […]
Authorities say state buildings near the Georgia Capitol are being evacuated after a bomb threat was made.
The 20th Anniversary celebration of Giwayen Mata, an award-winning, soul-stirring, all-sistah, dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble, will take place in Atlanta from June 13 through June 16 showcasing an array of experiences that embrace songs, rhythms, instruments, and dances. […]
An attorney for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says he’s not surprised the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a request to revive portions of Alabama’s immigration law.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.
With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.