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How to Become Politically Aware and Active

(Photo Credit: Pixabay) Being politically aware is more important today than ever. In fact, in 2014, one in 10 Americans were politically disengaged. This is a large group of bystanders that, if politically aware and active, could have voted, and we may not have been in the poor political climate we are in today. Equally […]

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Voting Rights Act Receives Dagger by SCOTUS

US high court strikes down part of Voting Rights Act (via AFP) In what President Barack Obama branded a civil rights setback, the US Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key part of a federal law that safeguards the voting rights of blacks and other minorities. By a 5-4 decision, the court upheld the […]