Congress should impeach judges who act like that because it is not good behavior, and they were asked not to act that way when they were confirmed.
Civil Rights Era articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Civil Rights Era encompasses the time of the mass American social movement following World War II, whose goal was to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and enforce their constitutional voting rights. Also see our section on American democracy or see more general articles on Civil Rights, African-Americans, or Minority Voting.
Robert Kagan is a foreign policy expert who turned his focus to the US last fall in a column titled “Our Constitutional Crisis Is Already Here”.
The Voting Rights Act is linked to the events of Bloody Sunday, what preceded them, and what we as a nation should have learned from them.
Jimmie Lee Jackson is little more than a footnote in time but it was his death and blood that gave us the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The 26th Amendment anniversary is a reminder of the value of youth vote. Youth were very involved in advocacy leading to the law.
Boston-based auction firm says an official printing of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 Voting Rights Act sold for $85,332.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn, who is known by his stage name Common is set to produce a biopic on civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
Little known, Amelia Boynton played a key role in getting us the voting rights act and actively organised the Selma to Montgomery marches.
Malcom X was one of America’s most prominent civil rights activists. His assassination has a historical significance that cannot be ignored.
‘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.