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Georgia Lawmakers Pass Bill That Restricts Voting

Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp passed a bill that adds new restrictions to the voting process. Democrats believe that the bill disenfranchises Black voters. “Georgians turned out in record-breaking numbers because they could access the ballot,” Rep. Rhonda Burnough said. “Lies upon lies were told about our elections in response, …

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Maryland Governor Signs $577M HBCU Funding Legislation Into Law

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday signed legislation that sets aside $577 million for Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The HBCU legislation becomes law after more than 15 years of court battles, protests, and political fighting. Alumni and boosters of the universities — Bowie State, Coppin State, Morgan State and the …

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Virginia Governor Signs Legislation Ending Death Penalty

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed historic legislation abolishing the death penalty in Virginia. Northam scheduled a tour Wednesday of the death chamber at the Greensville Correction Center and signed the landmark legislation outside the facility. This makes Virginia the 23rd state and the first in the South to end …

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Biden Urges Congress To Pass Stonger Gun Control Laws

President Joe Biden wants tighter gun laws following the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado. Today Biden called on Congress to tighten gun control laws after a mass shooter killed 10 people in a Boulder, Colorado grocery store. This incident occurred less than a week after a domestic terrorist killed eight …

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