voter rights

Pastor Michael McBride of The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley talks about his newest initiative, the “Together We Vote” campaign, which aims to engage 1 million voters of faith nationally. With the stakes high for minority communities in the upcoming election, the initiative is especially significant in 2016. Sheena Meade, a policy advocate and […]

  Citizens of Virginia with felony offenses start the simple process of getting your rights restored to vote, run for public office, serve on a…

Reverend Lennox Yearwood and the Hip Hop Caucus are calling Congress to act immediately to reverse actions of the Supreme Court earlier this week. Specifically, Yearwood wants Congress to enacts a new statute which reactivates the essential preclearence provisions of the VRA that the Supreme Court effectively gutted. Says Yearwood of the decision: “The Supreme […]

As election day draws near, the anticipation of whether the black community will show out in record number increases. Check out an interesting perspective on…

As election day draws near, the anticipation of whether the black community will show out in record number increases. Check out an interesting perspective on the possible reasons why black men choose not to vote via the link below or the image above. Are you registered? Do you plan to visit the polls on or […]

To vote or not to vote, that has been the question for many Black Americans who have become disenchanted with President Barack Obama. It is not so much that he’s different from any other Democratic candidate; truth be told, on some innate level the issue arises because he looks like us and we’re much quicker […]

If you were convicted of a felony and would like to start the process of getting your rights restored get information here.  Please obtain copies of your sentencing orders and proof that you have paid all fines and restitution -then start the process.  For more information,  go to the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website at […]

If you were convicted of a felony and would like to start the process of getting your rights restored get information here.  Please obtain copies of your sentencing orders and proof that you have paid all fines and restitution -then start the process.  For more information,  go to the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website at […]

The GOP presidential primary is Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The senatorial primary is Tuesday, June 12, 2012 and the general election is Tuesday, November 6, 2012.  Register to vote here www.sbe.virginia.gov fill out the application and take it to your local registrar’s office. The vote is your fundamental right in America.  Did you know that the 24th […]