On this day Lyndon B. Johnson addressed Congress urging legislation that would guarantee voting rights
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.
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
Ilhan Omar was born in Mogadishu but has now become the first ever female Somali American lawmaker
After the Supreme Court allowed the Ohio voter ID law to stand this election, many will be disenfranchised
EXPOSED: The number is probably larger than shown in this study, but many Southern polling places closed