Tag Archives: National Voting Rights Act 1965

Open Thread | We Remember ” Bloody Sunday”

The President was in Alabama, remembering the 58th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”. No matter how hard some people try, we can’t just choose to learn what we want to know, and not what we should know. We should learn everything. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Justice Brown Jackson Came to Educate👏🏾

They had the case before The Supreme Court that could gut what’s left of the Voting Rights Act. Justice Brown Jackson dove right in. More KBJ: The 14th Amendment "was drafted to give a constitutional foundation for a piece of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Supreme Court Pushes Further With Black Voter Suppression😠

The Supreme Court's order and dissents can be found here. https://t.co/VfdCaw3aos This is another major blow to the Voting Rights Act that will likely preserve Alabama's current racist gerrymander. — Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) February 7, 2022 Kagan, dissenting: The … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Supreme Court That Wants to Usher in Jim Crow II Voter Suppression

The worst court on Voting Rights since Taney.😠😠   We are fighting against the most concerted state-based effort to undermine Black voting strength since the Civil Rights Mvmt. And in that context, the Supreme Court has again, & w/abandon, shredded … Continue reading

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GOP Voter Suppression- Massive ‘Purge Notices’ in Georgia

Meanwhile, here’ what the GOP rats are continuing to do, OBLITERATE our right to VOTE. Stay WOKE, folks! More Than 380,000 Georgia Voters Receive ‘Purge Notice’ More than 380,000 Georgia voters received a “purge notice” from their local board of … Continue reading

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The 1965 Voting Rights Act: 48th Anniversary

Racial Entitlement, my black ass. Voting Rights Act in Peril on 48th Anniversary? Voting Rights: The Fight Continues Today Throughout our history, Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. And while we’ve made significant progress, even today … Continue reading

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Video | Rev Al Sharpton Schools Morning Joe Crew On Voting & Racial INEQUALITY

It’s folks like Joe Scarborough that makes it absolutetly essential that the SCOTUS should have left section 4 of the Voting Rights Act INTACT. Typical that the white boys on the panel would defend this nonsense. Where were these MOFOS … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Speaks on Climate Change- AG Holder Remarks on SCOTUS Decision on the Voting Rights Act

President Obama speaks on Climate change and Keystone Pipeline. UPDATED AG HolderspeakS on SCOTUS decision: Voting Rights Act. 

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Photos |Blood Sunday| Edmund Pettus Bridge Re-enactment

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Antonin Scalia on Tape | Voting Rights Act is a “perpetuation of racial entitlement.”

Antonin Scalia: Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes. I don’t think there is anything to be gained by any Senator to vote against continuation of this … Continue reading

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