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Rep. Terri Sewell welcomes one of her biggest fights since being...

Donna M. Owens NBC News In August, Rep. Terri Sewell stood at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in her hometown, Selma, Alabama, to tout...

Federal Judges Order Alabama to Redraw Congressional Map

By Jonathan Hardison WBRC Staff A three-judge federal panel is rejecting Alabama’s newly-drawn Congressional district map and sending it back to the legislature saying it likely...

Vice President Kamala Harris’s Exclusive Talk With the Black Press of...

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Vice President Kamala Harris provided a message of hope while striking an encouraging tone during an exclusive...

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Hundreds Of Bills To Restrict Voting Rights Nationwide

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Black Voices Republican lawmakers are currently pushing more than 300 bills in state legislatures seeking to restrict access to the vote across the...

Rep. Sewell’s Voting Rights Bill Passes the House 

The Birmingham Times  The House of Representatives last week passed a bill, introduced by U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), meant to restore the Voting Rights...

Birmingham to Host ​​​Mass Meeting​ As ​Part​ of ​​‘Poor​ ​People’s Campaign’

Times staff report The Rev.​ Dr. William​ J. Barber, II​ and​ the Rev​ Dr.​ Liz Theoharis will​ co-lead​ a Moral​ Revival​ mass meeting​ in​ Birmingham...

Black Women: Voting in Large Numbers Yet Underrepresented

By Susan Buchanan Louisiana Weekly/New America Media America’s black women vote at high rates and are politically active, but remain underrepresented in elected positions relative to...

Alabama law could allow more felons to vote

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama might allow more former felons to vote in upcoming elections after lawmakers, for the first time, approved...

‘Bloody Sunday’ still making a difference

'Bloody Sunday' Still Making a Difference While standing in Selma, Ala. on Saturday, March 7 at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, I was overcome...

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