Not up to 100 days since Biden took office the Republican-led state of Georgia is voting a law that directly targets black voters.
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.
Even during times of national stress, America’s structural shortcomings have a disproportionate impact on populations of color.
Brennan Center for Justice reported new projections of high risk of racial discrimination in 2021-2022 redistricting cycle in South.
Carroll G. Robinson, law professor, attorney and Democratic activist, took time out from his hectic schedule to do an email interview.
Trump attempts to overturn the vote in key states targeted disenfranchisement of black voters, raising civil rights concerns.
Martin Luther didn’t get the opportunity to see in the flesh “The Promise Land”…but he knew that it was coming and he would have to fight for it!
After slavery, disenfranchisement has been one of the greatest injustices to African Americans who have been blocked from voting throughout U.S. history.
Attacks on minority voting rights is a major concern as November’s elections near. Collective action to ensure a more inclusive process is needed.
Expanded mail-in voting raises a number of concerns. One of these, whose vote is more likely to count, on one hand a white vote on the other, a black vote.
‘Urgent and essential’ is how the bill that would restore a crucial provision of the voting rights act promoted by the late John Lewis has been described.