Breonna Taylor's family attorney believes the Kentucky attorney general's investigation was a coverup

March 23, 2020

Our political atmosphere has grown so toxic in its rhetoric that we are being divided based upon our dissimilarities such as the color of our skin, our country of origin, or who we choose to worship o...

March 23, 2020

 With 2020 in full swing, there are a lot of things that young people should be getting ready for. The presidential election is at the top of everybody’s list, but we cannot forget about the census. T...

As he took the podium during the Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon at the NAACP’s 110th national convention, civil rights activist Shaun King reminded his audience of young leaders and grassroots...

July 23, 2019

Every American must count in the voting booth and on the 2020 Census, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams told the NAACP on Monday

July 21, 2019

Although the most recent election season brought five Black women — the largest class ever — to the House of Representatives, the leadership gap for Black female representation in public office still...

Voters purged off rolls.

Bad information about voter identification requirements.

Unnecessary requests to justify an address.

These narratives are coming from places as varied as North Dakota’s Native Am...

December 19, 2018

I have no doubt that many observers entered the 2018 general election cycle hopeful that at least one African American candidate would have a breakthrough and win an unprecedented statewide office. At...

November 15, 2018

The latest tally showed Abrams needs to net more than 17,000 votes to force a Dec. 4 runoff against Kemp and extend her quest to become the nation’s first black female governor. Kemp says she has no...

November 13, 2018

If the  2018 midterms  taught us anything, they taught us that our nation is yearning for change. The status quo is no longer acceptable. This is evidenced by the 98 women winning election to Congress...

September 7, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathe...

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