Georgia Board Swiftly Rejects Plan To Close 7 Of 9 Majority-Black Polling Places In Randolph CountyCritics had said the plan to consolidate polling places in Randolph County, Georgia, was a brazen attempt to suppress the black vote in Georgia's governor race, which pits former Georgia House minority leader Stacey Abrams, who is black, against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is white.
Rev. Jackson Creates Commission To Look Into Voter Suppression, Rather Than "Voter Fraud"Civil Rights Leader Reverend Jesse Jackson says that while President Trump has a panel looking into alleged "voter fraud" his group is taking a closer look at Republican efforts to make voting harder in minority communities.
Amendment Protecting Ill. Voters To Go On BallotIllinois voters will consider a constitutional amendment this fall aimed at scuttling attempts at voter suppression after Senate action Thursday.
Senate Dems Fear Possible Voter Suppression On Election DayIllinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and other Democrats were sounding the alarm Thursday about what they said might be potential voter suppression in this state.
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.