The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP obtained yet another ruling that the North Carolina legislative map violates legal requirements.
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 the Civil Rights Era, Minority Voting, and our unfortunate category: Racism.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to end a constitutional right that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born in the United States.
Lawra Wooten is a poll worker in New Jersey. For 80 years now, she has been a powerful advocate, urging citizens to cast their votes, especially the youth.
Research group found that 1 in 40 adult Americans accounting for 2.5 percent of the voting age population are impacted by felon disenfranchisement.
Ntozake Shange who wrote the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday.
A group representing black voters sues election commission in Tennessee’s largest county after thousands of registrations were deemed invalid by commission.
A campaign of voter suppression is being implemented by Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, who is also the Republican nominee for governor.
Carol Anderson’s new book takes a close look at the legal history of the meaning of “one person, one vote” in America since Shelby County v. Holder ruling.
Freedom of speech and the rule of law are enshrined in the American Constitution but a specific “right to vote” was not directly mentioned by our forefathers.
The Metropolitan Policy Program, in partnership with Higher Heights Leadership Fund, explored the tapped and untapped electoral strength of black women.