Black residents of Montgomery, Alabama, waiting for rides to work during the bus boycott, protesting racial segregation on the public bus system. Photo taken in 1956 by Dan Weiner; copyright John BroderickMany people know the names Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod Bethune, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Sojourner Truth, but many other exceptional Black woman...
Last week I wrote about the passage of H.B. 531 in the Georgia House of Representatives and S.B. 241 which passed the Georgia State Senate earlier this month. Provisions of these two bills include:Read more
- Reducing the number of voting precincts
- Requiring photo ID for mail-in ballots
- Ending no-excuse absentee voting
- Disposing ballots cast in the wrong...
How many picture ID’s do you have? Maybe you have a state-issued driver’s license? Or an employer-issued photo ID? Or maybe you have a passport? But what if you don’t drive and don’t have a driver's license? What if you work in a low-wage job where your employer doesn’t require a photo ID? And what if you have barely enough money...Read more