A hostile foreign power used American social media platforms to deliberately target and suppress the vote of African Americans as part of a conspiracy.
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.
Two new reports on Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections are shedding more light on the size and scope of the campaign.
George W. Bush was president when I first started covering national politics. He had come into office with barely any support from black voters.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law responds to Thomas Farr’s central role in voter suppression schemes in North Carolina.
The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP obtained yet another ruling that the North Carolina legislative map violates legal requirements.
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.
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.