It was 50 years ago when Thurgood Marshall was confirmed to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court
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.
Ilhan Omar was born in Mogadishu but has now become the first ever female Somali American lawmaker
The former boxing promoter Don King endorsed Donald Trump and was embraced by the campaign
The National Mall will soon open doors of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
African Americans, Caucasian, Asians, Palestinians, people of all ethnicities, backgrounds and ages came out to show support for what has been happening to mostly young black males who have been gunned down by police
Skillful outreach by Black Lives Matter social media has given a significant boost to the movement
Influenced by American activists, an Israeli Black Lives Matter protest movement is making waves
The patchwork hymn ‘We Shall Overcome’ endures to this day as a symbol of African-American pride
The March on Washington Film Festival hold ceremony honoring Civil Rights Movement music
One among a few arrested yesterday at the march to Stop Police Killing at Time Square were thousands engaged in a sit in in solidarity with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.