January 16, 2015 -
Next week the U.S. celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It also marks the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that ended campaign spending limits -- and the two occasions are more closely linked than many realize.
June 20, 2014 -
As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, a new report makes the case that a similar push to register and mobilize African-American and other New Majority voters could reshape Southern politics far beyond the 2014 elections.
July 15, 2013 -
Civil rights and gun safety leaders are calling for the repeal of what some decry as racially biased "shoot-first" laws, which are especially popular in the South. Some are putting renewed pressure on the corporate members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the business advocacy group that promoted such laws in the states.