September 24, 2009 -
A new study uses post-Katrina data to examine the wide and stark disparities in the life expectancy, educational attainment, and incomes of African Americans and whites in Louisiana.
September 18, 2009 -
The voter ID debate was reeneergized Thursday when the Indiana Court of
Appeals struck down the Indiana state law requiring voters to show
identification, considered the strictest voter ID law of its kind in
As Facing South has reported, voter ID legislation was a hot-button and
contentious issue across the country during the 2008 campaign season.
Earlier this year, in state legislatures across the South and around
September 15, 2009 -
On Monday, the Senate voted 83-7 to block the Department of Housing and Urban Development from granting funds to ACORN -- the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now -- the grassroots community organization that has faced a barrage of attacks from cons