Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder …

Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

The African American Struggle for Freedom An Historical Overview The long freedom struggle of the African American was first and foremost against the institution of slavery. After the Civil War, many … Read More

Obama Withstood Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

The open letter sent by Republicans to Iran is but the latest insult to the first African American President of the US. Added to all of the previous insults and … Read More

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US … Read More

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They … Read More

Editor&’s Statement – African American Politics – A History of Struggle

The history of African Americans is a history rich with political struggle. Whether we study the early  slave rebellions, the Civil War, #reconstruction, Post-Reconstruction, the Garvey Movement, the 1960s Civil Rights … Read More