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Federal Court Strikes Down ‘Discriminatory’ Texas Voter ID Law

A federal appeals court has struck down Texas’ voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.

08/05/2015

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Group Wants Commitment To Ending Black-On-Black Crime

Community activists are calling for a stronger commitment to ending black-on-black crime. The group beleives the effort should begin with local religious leaders and elected officials getting more involved.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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State Senate Debates Redistricting, Minorities Pan Maps

Advocates for minorities in Texas blasted the process by which the state is considering new political maps, complaining on Thursday that lawmakers are not giving poor people outside of Austin the chance to testify and the versions under consideration would discriminate against minorities.

05/30/2013

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FPA Proposes Revisions To Rooney Rule

The Fritz Pollard Alliance is calling for the NFL to expand the Rooney Rule to include coordinators, assistant head coaches and club president positions.

01/22/2013