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Senate Democrats Reportedly Near Deal on Voting Rights Legislation

The For The People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act were introduced in Congress in 2019 and 2021, respectively, but Republicans...

Thousands March on For Voting Rights, D.C. Statehood

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Like the suppressive bills passed and on the table in Republican-led states and the reluctance by some Democratic...

Family of Congressman John Lewis Carrying his Legacy by Fighting for Voting Rights

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The late Democratic Congressman John Lewis lived every moment of his life doing for others. And, as...

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is Latest Lawmaker Arrested in Voting Rights Fight

The Brennan Center directly tied the new laws to “racist voter fraud allegations behind the Big Lie – former President Donald Trump’s false claims...

An Update on President Joe Biden’s Promise to “Have our Backs”

By Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC), House Majority Whip July 20, 2021, marked six months that Joseph R. Biden has been President. When I endorsed...