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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.
I was there taking photographs and doing interviews as New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton joined in a march supporting a new Black History Class bill that would make teaching black history mandatory in schools in New York State.
Movie shows the admirable wokeness of a people who could see large visions of black global life
PBS interview with the creators of a new film about America’s unique system of historically black colleges
Black History Month is an annual event that started in America in 1929 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson
Modern history is filled with heroes of color, real and imagined, who helped clear the movie’s path to silver screen
Was evolving authority to state governments a response to the rise of Black political empowerment in American cities?
A Dodge Super Bowl ad has attracted criticism for its use of a sermon by Martin Luther King Jr. to sell trucks
The struggles of black women in America must be heard. And, their resilience and determination through it all must be recognized. Once they, too, are educationally and economically empowered, society will benefit as a whole.
Too often, however, Black History Month focuses on black men, sidelining black women and diminishing their accomplishments.