Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his “Give Us the Ballot” address at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 1957, urged the president of the United States and U.S. Congress to ensure voting rights for ...
Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the embarrassing fact that the United States lags behind more than 100 countries in the percentage ...
I know first-hand the power of public education. I grew up facing a number of the same challenges our students do
We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.”
Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win Black votes?
The world is rightly on edge over the latest appearance of the lethal Ebola virus.
WeVote, a program under Vision Team, a nonprofit non-partisan organization, has partnered with Young People For, a program of People for the American Way Foundation, to use “Arrive with 5” to increase voter turnout at the midterm election on Nov. ...
The Leadership Conference of Civil Rights, a coalition of more than 200 human rights groups, has issued a new congressional report card that reaches the same conclusion that similar analyses by the NAACP has reached in recent years
This Monday begins early voting for the November election. On the ballot will be statewide candidates from governor to railroad commissioner.
The rule of law is the legal principle that law should govern a nation, and not arbitrary decisions by individual government officials.
When it comes to matters of trade and economics, experts are eager to speak of “globalization.”
Over 140 low-income families throughout the Dallas Metroplex received garden kits through the Family Garden Demonstration Project on Sept. 13.
In a recent conversation with an elementary school teacher in Dallas Independent School District, he shared information about the students in his school that is located in east Oak Cliff.
(NNPA) – Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. hasn’t left the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building yet, but civil rights activists are worried about whether a strong advocate in Holder’s mold will succeed him.
Amid heightened concern in the U.S. about the ferocious Ebola disease, two prominent Republican officeholders last week seized upon the proper concern over a Liberian national in Dallas testing positive for the virulent disease as a chance to show they ...