Post Tagged with: "Voting Rights Act"

A Republican Radio Host Actually Admitted It – He Wants To Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws (AUDIO)

A Republican Radio Host Actually Admitted It – He Wants To Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws (AUDIO)

As frightening as the idea is, this man actually wants to bring back Jim Crow voting.

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Farewell To The Great Eric Holder: Loretta Lynch Has Big Shoes To Fill

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From protecting LGBT rights, voting rights and immigration rights to taking on America’s systemic racism in the justice system, Attorney General Eric Holder has always done what was best for the American people, and he will certainly be missed.

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GOP’s Racist Gerrymandering Takes Another Hit At The Supreme Court (VIDEO)

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North Carolina Republicans are so smug when it comes to their redistricting plans. After all, they’ve been getting away with the same kinds of election rigging schemes for years.

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Here Comes Fascism Wrapped In A Flag And Carrying A Patriotism Test For Voters

Here Comes Fascism Wrapped In A Flag And Carrying A Patriotism Test For Voters

A Tennessee professor wonders if we wouldn’t be better off if we tested Americans before allowing them to vote. See that slippery slope? Yeah, he’s headed for it.

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Dr. Ben Carson Celebrates MLK Day By Reminding Everyone President Obama Is ‘Half-White’ (VIDEO)

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Dr. Ben Carson celebrates MLK Day in the most offensive way he could think of: by going on television to suggest that President Obama isn’t really black.

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Texas GOP Celebrates MLK By Crying Discrimination While Gutting The Voting Rights Act

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Congratulations, TX Republicans for finding the most offensive way possible to celebrate MLK Day and the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.

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Widow Of Murdered Civil Rights Activist Guts Republican Congress For Failing To Protect Voting Rights

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The widow of a slain Freedom Summer worker has some words for the Republican Congress: Protect voting rights for every individual in the United States!

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Pat Buchanan Blames Democrats For ‘Forcing’ Republicans To Be The Party Of Whitey

Pat Buchanan Blames Democrats For ‘Forcing’ Republicans To Be The Party Of Whitey

It’s true! The Republican Party would be racially inclusive if only the Democrats were less racist! Or something…

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Harvard Students Take 1964 Literacy Test Black Voters Had To Pass Before Voting — They All Failed

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What happened when a group of Harvard students took the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test that was designed to keep black people from voting? They all failed.

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Democratic Push For Voting Reform In All 50 States Has GOP Frothing At The Mouth

The GOP couldn't be more transparent about their real concern -- and it isn't voter fraud. Their attempts at voter suppression add up to a naked power grab.

The GOP couldn’t be more transparent about their real concern — and it isn’t voter fraud. Their attempts at voter suppression add up to a naked power grab.

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TX GOP Admits They Redrew District Lines To Suppress Democratic Voters And Eliminate Democrats

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Nearly 100% of Blacks and 71% of Latinos voted for Democrats in 2012 … is that why Texas Republicans are so afraid?

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DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

Attorney General Eric Holder believes there is plenty of bite left in the Voting Rights Act to effectively take on states with a history of discrimination.

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Rebirth Of Jim Crow In Red States A 4th Of July Slap In The Face

Rebirth Of Jim Crow In Red States A 4th Of July Slap In The Face

Many believe we are celebrating our freedom this 4th of July. Unfortunately Supreme Court sanctioned Jim Crow laws say otherwise. This affects us all.

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According To New Poll The American People Despise Supreme Court Decision To Gut Voting Rights Act

According To New Poll The American People Despise Supreme Court Decision To Gut Voting Rights Act

When the Supreme Court decided to gut the Voting Rights Act, we lost a landmark piece of legislation that was pivotal in the fight against discrimination.

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The Supreme Court’s Big Ruling On Adoption Rights That The Media Missed

The Supreme Court’s Big Ruling On Adoption Rights That The Media Missed

The Supreme Court handed down a decision against Native Americans while the nation was distracted by marriage and voting rights.

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How The Left Can Use The Gutting Of The Voting Rights Act To Annihilate The GOP

How The Left Can Use The Gutting Of The Voting Rights Act To Annihilate The GOP

Sure, the right wing Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act but the left is now positioned to use the GOP’s own uncontrollable racism to kick their ass.

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Supreme Court Rules Section 4 Of Voting Rights Act Unconstitutional–Is Democracy Dead?

Supreme Court Rules Section 4 Of Voting Rights Act Unconstitutional–Is Democracy Dead?

The Supreme Court has just dealt a blow to the American Democracy. It has just ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional.

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Senator Ted Cruz Panders To GOP’s Racist Base With New Voter ID Amendment Targeting Immigrants

How dare the Supreme Court reject Arizona's racist Voter ID law?! Never fear!!! Immigrant hating Senator Ted Cruz is coming to the rescue.

How dare the Supreme Court reject Arizona’s racist voting law?! Never fear!!! Immigrant hating Senator Ted Cruz is coming to the rescue.

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Alabama And Maryland Show That Progress Is Possible

Alabama And Maryland Show That Progress Is Possible

The chief of police in Montgomery, Alabama apologizing for his department’s failure to protect civil rights workers while Maryland is getting close to abolishing the death penalty show that progress is possible.

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Rush Limbaugh – Racist Antonin Scalia Should Be ‘Honored’ To Be Compared To Me (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh – Racist Antonin Scalia Should Be ‘Honored’ To Be Compared To Me (AUDIO)

Scalia’s argument was so eye-poppingly offensive that lacking any mainstream role models with hoods, critics compared the Justice to America’s favorite all-around bigot, Rush Limbaugh.

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