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Republicans Want To Undo Voting Rights Secured In Lyndon Johnson Era

AFRICANGLOBE - Nearly 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, to outlaw discrimination based on race, religion, gender, and more. The law strengthened voting rights and pushed for an end to racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and in public places.

Zimmerman Trial; Paula Deen; Voting Rights Assault: What “Post-Racial” America

AFRICANGLOBE - The George Zimmerman trial, the overturning of the Voting Rights Act, Paula Dean’s flare up, angry debates over citizenship in immigration reform: This week, we’re seeing any idealist’s hope of a post-racial future disappear the way of the floppy disk.

Black America Silent While its Voting Rights are Being Threatened

An open letter to African America: In the late '90s, the Internet belched forth a rumor that the Voting Rights Act was soon to expire...

Democrats Pursuing Protections for Voting Rights

Democrats said Thursday they are planning a major effort to protect voting rights in the 2012 election after several states passed voter identification laws and restrictions on early voting and same day registration.