Melanie Campbell, Barbara Arnwine: Black Women’s Roundtable at Presidential Conventions

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Women’s Roundtable led a groundbreaking effort at this year’s presidential nominating conventions – the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Fla., and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, N.C., – to make black women’s issues a top priority and to remind current and potential elected […]

Activist and Writer Kevin Powell Says We Must Vote, Pens New Book

Despite the fact that he isn’t occupying the New York seat in the U. S. Congress, after running in 2008 and 2010, activist, writer, entrepreneur and cultural influencer Kevin Powell still hears his mother’s instruction. She commanded, “When you turn 18, you have to vote and vote for the rest of your life.” A longtime […]

Civil Rights Lawyer Barbara Arnwine Urges Voter Awareness of New Restrictive Laws

Attorney Barbara Arnwine is ardently committed to protecting voters. The president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is educating voters on how to navigate the restrictive voter ID laws that have been passed throughout the U.S. in the wake of the upcoming presidential election, and to maintain control of […]

Warren Ballentine Speaks Out Against Voter ID Laws

Attorney, syndicated radio personality and the self-proclaimed No. 1 truthfighter Warren Ballentine  makes it clear the voting rights of disenfranchised Americans are under attack. The recent change and/or passage of Voter ID Laws – laws that require state-issued identification to vote at the polls – in various states across the U.S., have ruffled quite a […]