Tag: Eric Holder

Archived: Millions of Voters to be Shut out of the 2016 Election

Nearly six million people will be barred from voting in elections this November due to having felony convictions on their records. Heavyweights in the political world have weighed in on this topic, including former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who calls for voting rights to be reinstated immediately after someone…

Archived: Ferguson, Mo., One Year Later: Has Much Changed

By Sheryl Estrada In May, a plaque was installed where Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo. A small, predominantly black St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., has been at the heart of national debates on race and sparked civil unrest against police brutality following the killing of unarmed…

Archived: DOJ Clears Darren Wilson of Civil-Rights Violations

By: Julissa Catalan Following an investigation by the Department of Justice, Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson will not face civil-rights charges for the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. The DOJ reportedly came to this decision based on lack of evidence to support a civil-rights violation. While…