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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...

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Milestone Voting and Ethics Legislation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent State lawmakers in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona and other jurisdictions who continue to enact local voter...

Bloody Sunday Memorial Honors Late Civil Rights Giants

The commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans honored four giants of the civil rights movement who...

In First Act of New Congress, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Reparations Bill

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent With the start of the 117th Congress this week, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), a senior...

Warnock and Ossoff Wins in Georgia Have Biden and Democrats Feeling ‘Peachy’

Following a near-decade war against the Voting Rights Act and the undisputable suppression of hundreds of thousands – if not millions – of African American Democratic votes, Republicans lost the White House and the Senate, in large part, because traditionally red states like Georgia flipped.