Commemorating ‘Bloody Sunday’:

How Bi-Partisanship will Undoubtedly Mar an Honorable Moment On the cusp of the 50th Anniversary of the recently popularized ‘Bloody Sunday’ a ‘who’s who’ of American politics plans to descend upon Selma, Alabama. They plan to commemorate the day that African-American Civil Rights activists were beaten Alabama law enforcement officers as they attempted to cross…

Why 2014 Should Be Another Freedom Summer

Rev. Al Sharpton President, National Action Network During this very week 50 years ago, Americans — many of them students and young folks — gathered in the state of Mississippi alongside civil rights leaders, activists, local citizens and others as they collectively engaged in an extensive voter registration project. Freedom Summer, as it was aptly titled, helped…

State of Voting Rights Threatens To Turn Back Clock on Your Basic Freedom and Rights

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” – President Lyndon Johnson By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- That powerful instrument that broke down the walls of injustice and discrimination is facing grave threats.…