I was there taking photographs and doing interviews as New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton joined in a march supporting a new Black History Class bill that would make teaching black history mandatory in schools in New York State.
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.
Law prevents individuals convicted of a serious crime from voting – even after they’ve done their time
Movie shows the admirable wokeness of a people who could see large visions of black global life
*As “Black Panther” continues to break box office records, the Movement for Black Lives is using the
PBS interview with the creators of a new film about America’s unique system of historically black colleges
Black History Month is an annual event that started in America in 1929 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson
Modern history is filled with heroes of color, real and imagined, who helped clear the movie’s path to silver screen
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.