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While President Biden Addresses Voting Rights, Vice President Harris Hints at Filibuster Remedy

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent While President Joe Biden asserted his discontent with voter suppression laws making their way through legislatures...

U.S. Attorney General Sues Georgia, Says Election Laws Specifically Targeted Black People

By Stacy M. Brown Declaring that Georgia’s new election laws are intended to deny voting rights specifically to African Americans, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland...

President Biden Signs Juneteenth Holiday into Law

By Stacy M. Brown Beginning on Friday, June 18, federal employees enjoyed the country’s 12th – and perhaps most significant – paid holiday. President Joe Biden...

Warnock: GOP Voting Restrictions Resurrect ‘Jim Crow Era’

By BILL BARROW Associated Press Sen. Raphael Warnock, whose election as Georgia's first Black senator gave control of the chamber to Democrats, used his first floor...

OP-ED: On Bloody Sunday’s 56-Year Mark, President Biden’s Words Remind Americans That Democracy Needs...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Fifty-six years ago, Bloody Sunday marked a turning point in our nation’s civil rights movement. The brutal assault on peaceful civil...