Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Honors the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by Urging for a Vote to Restore the Voting Rights Act

                                                                Dallas, TX – (Saturday, August 6, 2016) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson:   “Fifty one years ago, President Johnson signed into law one of the greatest guardians of American democracy, the Voting…

Supreme Court and Uncle Thomas’ Wrong Way Decision Supports Inequality; Makes Racism Clock Fall Back

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Michigan’s Proposal 2 is Constitutional WASHINGTON – In a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court overturned a lower court and ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2 is constitutional. Proposal 2 is a 2006 ballot initiative that led to a state constitutional ban on race-conscious college admissions policies in Michigan. It specifically barred students…