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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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The United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument tomorrow in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, one of the most important voting rights cases of our generation.
Voting Rights Act Before The Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a sharp rebuke to Texas federal prosecutors for racially charged remarks made during the trial of Bongani Charles Calhoun, an African-American man accused of participating in a drug conspiracy. Justice Sotomayor, in a statement joined by Justice Stephen Breyer, recounted the racially inflammatory remarks made by the Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas: “You’ve got African-Americans, you’ve got Hispanics, you