Modern history is filled with heroes of color, real and imagined, who helped clear the movie’s path to silver screen
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.
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.
Blackout for Human Rights hosted its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I was there to take pictures.
Revolutionary Karl Marx’s Civil War writings wrestle with many of the issues that plague today’s left
Artist John Legend told the New School University crowd he “wanted to make it clear what percentage of the Rikers population have not even been convicted of a crime, 80%”.
Five years ago, the NYPD murdered Ramarley Graham, a black unarmed teenager, and brutalized his family in their own home. They had initially trailed Graham for “walking with a purpose.”
At least 200 demonstrators in support of the Black Lives Matter movement came out to tell the public that Mayor De Blasio is not the progressive leader he tries to portray himself to be.