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COMMENTARY

These Black children changed American history. Never forget them | Michael Coard

BY: - September 14, 2021

Say their names: Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carol Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, and Sarah Collins

Pa.’s U.S. House delegation splits along party lines on sweeping voting rights package

BY: - March 4, 2021

Even though Democrats control Congress and the White House, their slim majority in a 50-50 Senate is not enough to enact into law a massive package that tackles dark money in campaigns, voter suppression and election security that requires 60 votes rather than a simple majority.

How the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Voting Rights Act opened floodgates for new restrictions

BY: - October 7, 2020

Some observers believe the Shelby County ruling has also caused kind of a ripple effect in places that weren’t subject to pre-clearance.

The landmark Voting Rights Act turns 55: For Black voters, a time to reflect

BY: - February 12, 2020

With a pivotal presidential election approaching, activists and scholars say African-Americans should continue the work of protecting Black voters’ rights.