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Rep. Hank Johnson arrested at ‘Black Voters Matter’ protest for voting rights

Johnson is the second House Democrat in a week to be arrested at a voting rights demonstration. go to Article >

Squires: Roland Martin and other tap dancers fear black voters might finally leave their abusive relationship with Democrats

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If I had to distill the Democratic Party's response to black people who question leftist orthodoxy into a concise message, it would be, "Don't talk to them! Get back in the house!" Despite the unfortunate tendency of black conservatives to liken... read more

Texas governor signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

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TYLER, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an elections overhaul into law Tuesday that adds more voting restrictions in the booming state, after Democrats spent months protesting what they say are efforts to weaken minority... read more

House Ethics Committee won’t pursue probe of Rep. Hank Johnson after his arrest at ‘Black Voters Matter’ protest

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Three House Democrats have been arrested at protests over voting rights. read more

Texas Democrats Urge Biden To Act On Voting Rights As They Protest State Legislation

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Updated July 13, 2021 at 12:52 PM ET Democratic members of the Texas House of Representatives stood in front of the U.S. House in Washington Tuesday, blocking action on a GOP-sponsored voting measure in Texas that they say amounts to voter... read more

Ted Cruz attacked Dems for leaving Texas—is immediately reminded that he fled for Cancun

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is being roasted online after condemning Democrats for leaving the state, with people online reminding him of his own infamous trip to Cancún amid a winter storm. Numerous Democrats flew out of Texas on Monday in... read more

13 memorable moments when people stood up for the least powerful among us in 2021 (so far)

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If 2020 was the year of activism, then 2021 seems to be following in its footsteps. While many of last year's protests took place online given the pandemic, the dam broke over the summer as people took to the streets, many in face masks, to... read more

Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans rejoiced after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that... read more

Police Arrest Georgia Lawmaker As Governor Signs Law Overhauling Elections

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Repeatedly knocking on the office door of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp got one state lawmaker arrested at the capitol Thursday. Democratic state Rep. Park Cannon, a Black woman, continued knocking on Kemp's office door after Georgia State Patrol... read more

Georgia legislator arrested, pulled out of state Capitol as governor signs voting law

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Georgia state troopers arrested Democratic state Rep. Park Cannon on Thursday after she knocked on Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s statehouse office door as he signed a controversial elections bill into law in a closed-door ceremony. Video of the... read more

The Brewing Political Battle Over Critical Race Theory

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Last month, Republican lawmakers decried critical race theory, an academic approach that examines how race and racism function in American institutions. "Folks, we're in a cultural warfare today," Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., said at a news... read more