Category Archives: 2014 Elections

After a Rainstorm of Voter Disenfranchisement in 2014, Congress Must Restore the Voting Rights Act

While pundits continue chattering about the meaning of this month’s election, one debate should finally be put to rest: We need a fully restored Voting Rights Act. When a 5-4 Supreme Court majority gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act last year, civil rights leaders warned it would lead to widespread disenfranchisement and Justice… Read More »

The aftermath of the midterm elections

The day after the 2014 midterm elections, I began my day with my normal routine. As I made my way to the local coffee shop to engage in conversation with friends and fellow entrepreneurs, the topic of what do we do now as African-Americans since the elections are over came up. How do we respond… Read More »

Race, to the Finish

Last week, the economist and former Richard Nixon speechwriter Ben Stein went on Fox News and delivered a racial tirade completely detached from the the anchor’s line of questioning. When asked by the anchor about a Fox News poll showing the economy was the No.1 issue for voters, and how that poll result might work… Read More »