The Voting Rights Act is linked to the events of Bloody Sunday, what preceded them, and what we as a nation should have learned from them.
African-American and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here is our collection of articles concerned with African-Americans and Democracy. Few ongoing crisis in American elections have more importance to the integrity of the democracy than the imperative of ensuring voting rights for African-Americans. Also see Democracy Chronicles articles on African-American Voting Rights, the Civil Rights Era, Minority Voting, and our unfortunate category: Racism.
There are key African American figures behind the voting rights movement working to ensure that voting rights are reality for all citizens.
A new ruling in Alabama could provide a boost to black political power in the State that has a strong African American community.
With a focus on Texas, a new paper documents the persistence of Southern slave owners in political power after the American Civil War.
For years, there has been talk about expanding the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, located just outside of downtown Rochester.
The Congressional Black Caucus issued a warning to lobbyists in Washington to diversify their companies or be unable to reach it.
Black leaders plan to warn White House officials that it is past time for President Joe Biden to fully support voting rights legislation.
Despite the heated rhetoric of critics of critical race theory (CRT), students benefit greatly from America’s unvarnished history.
President Biden passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act Thursday, making June 19 a federal holiday for the first time.
Jimmie Lee Jackson is little more than a footnote in time but it was his death and blood that gave us the Voting Rights Act of 1965.