The novel was selected for the Oprah Winfrey Book Club in 2016, was the winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2017 Carnegie Medal of Excellence, and, recently in April, won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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.
Most racism today is not begotten of willful hatred, but rather ignorance of a historical kind
Throwing and celebrating a ‘black-only’ Memorial Day party not only further discredit the organization as a whole, but continue to support the claim that BLM activists are a problem when it comes to deteriorating race relations
The Black Lives Matter social justice movement has been recognized with a global peace prize
An important voting block begins to feel more left out of party during era of outreach to Trump voters
Bee explores how Florida’s felon voting ban compares with other states in her usual comedic style
Revolutionary Karl Marx’s Civil War writings wrestle with many of the issues that plague today’s left
Artist John Legend told the New School University crowd he “wanted to make it clear what percentage of the Rikers population have not even been convicted of a crime, 80%”.
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.”
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.