Voting Rights Act of 1965

NEXT TUESDAY: IN DETROIT, CONYERS TO HOLD VOTING RIGHTS FORUM Detroit, MI – Following the third anniversary of the 2013 Supreme Court Shelby County v. Holder decision which stripped away critical provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) will host a voting rights forum in […]

On Wednesday, Congressional leaders honored the “Foot Soldiers” of the Selma to Montgomery Marches in 1965 with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Congressional Gold Medal. Anecdotally, Paul Ryan – Speaker of the House of Representatives, who also spoke during the ceremony and praised the foot soldiers for their part in the passage of the Voting […]

Reverend Lennox Yearwood and the Hip Hop Caucus are calling Congress to act immediately to reverse actions of the Supreme Court earlier this week. Specifically,…