Voter Engagement

Impeachment: It’s political, Treason and Bribery Are Straightforward

But what exactly constitutes a “High Crime” or “Misdemeanor” has always been open to interpretation. Although not the formal reason, scholars argue …

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Thanks to the North Carolina Case, Gerrymandering’s Day of Reckoning Has Come

For the first time, a federal panel of judges ruled that a state’s map of its congressional districts was unconstitutional.

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Blacks and Politics: Either Get Engaged or Get Left Behind

Okay, everyone, if you are reading this, welcome to 2018. You made it, and with that being said, I feel that this is the perfect opportunity for us to be honest about an important truth.

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Political Action and Infinite Hope Must Outweigh Anti-Democratic Forces

No doubt, anti-democratic forces have penetrated American politics and those forces have the potential to breed widespread hopelessness and political apathy.

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Fair Courts in North Carolina – Together We Are Winning the Fight

Last week, the General Assembly came back to Raleigh with schemes to dismantle our independent courts. And in the face of hundreds of protesters from across the state …

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Thomas Farr Discriminatory Backlash: Eastern NC Courts Deserve Better!

Sign the Petition:  Thomas Farr has been the lead attorney in attacking every modern effort in North Carolina to empower the state’s African American voters …

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Congressional Black Caucus PAC Endorses Deb Haaland for Congress

In one of the most significant endorsements of the campaign, the Congressional Black Caucus PAC has announced its endorsement of Deb Haaland for New Mexico’s First Congressional District.

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 #TrustBlackWomen. But what does it mean to trust Black women?

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Black Women Need Real Change, Not Just Thanks

One of the hashtags that took off amid the Alabama election returns and the following days was #TrustBlackWomen. But what does it mean to trust Black women?

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GDN Profiles: Winfall, NC Mayor Fred Yates Says Future Looks Bright

North Carolina towns are doing what they can to attract more industries, small businesses, retail chains and investors so that more jobs can be created. Winfall is no different …

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Victory! Courts Rule North Carolina Congressional Map Unconstitutional

Today’s ruling is a victory for North Carolina voters and our democracy. In North Carolina and across the country, Republicans have gerrymandered congressional maps to rig the system …

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Kill the Bill: Redraws Judicial Districts, Resulting in Fewer Judges in Urban Areas

This bill redraws judicial districts, but watchdog groups are concerned about the ability for the courts to process cases, the election of more extreme judges, and erosion of the public trust …

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Defeating HB 717 Is the One to Focus on in Early 2018

Reduces number of judges in largely black counties and increases the number of judicial seats in mainly white counties regardless of size.  How are these proposed Judicial maps Racist?

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