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NAACP | Voting Rights Advances

NAACP | Voting Rights Advances

The NAACP was pleased and proud to see H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act pass the U.S. House of Representatives on December 6, 2019, by a decisive margin of 228 – 187. We must now urge the U.S. Senate to take up and pass this crucial legislation, and not allow...
NAACP | Impeachment Inquiry Update

NAACP | Impeachment Inquiry Update

On December 3, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee released its report entitled “The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report.”    The report states that through its hearings, the House Intelligence Committee, in coordination with the...
NAACP | Voting Rights Advances

Restoring and Strengthening the 1965 VRA

In 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court, in the case of Shelby v. Holder in which the Court decided that Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which establishes the formula that is used to determine which states and jurisdictions must comply with preclearance, is...