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.”
African-American Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
This is our collection of African-American voting related articles. 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 the Civil Rights Era, Minority Voting, and our unfortunate category: Racism.
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.
African-American literary works born out of the ashes of World War I went on to spur the bold spirit of resistance
On this day Lyndon B. Johnson addressed Congress urging legislation that would guarantee voting rights
The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments to extend voting rights to the state’s felons
His nonviolent resistance spoke to a respect for the law that can only be called conservative
“This was turned over to the civil rights division. These are the people who were supposed to have looked at this case”, said Nicholas Heyward Sr.
It was 50 years ago when Thurgood Marshall was confirmed to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court
Emergency motions filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals seek to postpone the presidential inauguration
Racist redistricting process found to target black voters and all statewide districts to hold special makeup votes