Bills expanding voting rights have been introduced in many states to tackle felon disenfranchisement which mostly affects blacks.
African-American Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
This is our collection of African-American voting rights 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 African-Americans and Democracy, the Civil Rights Era, Minority Voting, and our unfortunate category: Racism.
The US Census Bureau’s has not yet released redistricting data and the delay may have an effect on Alabama’s Black community.
Six White Georgia lawmakers stood behind the governor as he signed a sweeping voter suppression law. Outside, a Black Democratic lawmaker was arrested.
Georgia Republicans are proposing new weekend voting limits, which could greatly limit political participation of black churches.
According to a Penn report, errors in cleaning voter rolls in Wisconsin in 2017 and 2018 overwhelmingly impacted minority voters.
Little known, Amelia Boynton played a key role in getting us the voting rights act and actively organised the Selma to Montgomery marches.
Not up to 100 days since Biden took office the Republican-led state of Georgia is voting a law that directly targets black voters.
Even during times of national stress, America’s structural shortcomings have a disproportionate impact on populations of color.
Brennan Center for Justice reported new projections of high risk of racial discrimination in 2021-2022 redistricting cycle in South.
Carroll G. Robinson, law professor, attorney and Democratic activist, took time out from his hectic schedule to do an email interview.