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local leaders: Voter ID laws aim to suppress black vote

local leaders: Voter ID laws aim to suppress black vote

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—Renowned civil rights and political activist Charles Redd has been on the front lines of the...

Voter ID support connected to racial resentment

Special to the NNPA from the Tri-State Defender

Support for voter identification laws is strongest among Americans who harbor negative sentiments toward African Americans is a key revelation in a new National Agenda Opinion Poll by the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.

Voter ID laws require individuals to show government issued identification when they vote. The survey findings support recent comments by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who has portrayed a Texas photo ID law now being challenged as similar...

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

By Yussuf Simmonds
Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel

The right to vote is a constitutional right. The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that was signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965 was designed to protect individuals who were denied the right to vote based on their race or prerequisite qualifications such as literacy tests, poll tax and/or having a photo ID card. What the VRA actually did was: it enfranchised millions of minority voters whose...

St. Joseph probate Judge nemeth accused of misconduct

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

Courtesy of courts.IN.gov

INDIANAPOlIS—The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed disciplinary charges against St. Joseph Probate Court Judge Peter J. Nemeth alleging that his derogatory...

Joy Mugambi, Charmaine Talent, performs in Orlando

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

ORLANDO, FLA .—Joy Mugambi of Fort Wayne attended the ARTS Showcase in Orlando, Florida with Charmaine Models & Talent Agency. She competed in singing, television...

Snapshot Survey

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

by E.N. Smith

Will race be a big factor in the upcoming presidential election?

Phillip Wells: I think race will be a big factor in the upcoming...

G Money: Playing from the heart

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

What art tells us about ourselves and the lives we’ve made

“All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.”

“When the power...

Iceland: Land of fire and ice

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

Editor 's note : From time to time former Frost Illustrated copy editor Ann McGaw brings back a story and photos from one of her...

Big turnout for backpack giveaway

Fight To Keep Voter Rights

Starr Stunnaz Motorcycle Club organized a recent event at McMillen Park during which free book bags to were donated to area school children along with...



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