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NAACP fighting “battles we thought we had won”

As the theme for this year's convention, "NAACP: Your Power, Your Decision - VOTE," indicated, the attack on voting rights has become a critical issue.

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Today is 75th anniversary of Rep. Barbara Jordan's birth (with video)

The daughter of a minister and domestic worker, Barbara Jordan was the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the deep South.