voting rights

As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.

On Wednesday, Congressional leaders honored the "Foot Soldiers" of the Selma to Montgomery Marches in 1965 with the nation's highest civilian award, the Congressional Gold Medal.

Just in time for this year's contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.

The state of Maryland might restore the voting rights of over 40,000 former offenders with felony convictions if a piece of vetoed legislation is successfully overridden. Gov. Larry Hogan shot down the legislation last year, but a strong push from Democrat leadership is aimed to turn the tides. The Huffington Post writes: Over 40,000 people […]

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

Sadly, the Democrats, even with a mention of the Black Lives Matter Network, fell short. The concerns of millions of Black Americans were all but dismissed in the first debate, indicating that even the left needs a crash course on how to gain the Black vote.

In an effort to shed light on racist voting barriers in past elections, a recently published video shows that not even Harvard students could pass the 1964 literacy test. What’s more interesting is you probably wouldn’t be able to pass it either. Take the Selma Literacy Test and find out by clicking here. Also, watch […]