Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections.
Election History articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here we cover how democracy has progressed through time in our highly suggested global election history coverage. Modern systems of democracy largely arose out of the Europe through the period at the end of the Middle Ages into the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions. However in reality, democratic decision making is an even more ancient invention and in many ways a fixture of nature . Also check out our section on World Democracy.
The Iranian government arrested, imprisoned or executed at least 860 journalists in the three decades between the Islamic revolution in 1979 and 2009.
Blackface photo reopens long history of bigotry in medicine, a photo which surfaced from the pages of the Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook.
Democrat Attorney General Jim Hood running for governor this year and a Jim Crow-era law means that Hood could lose even if he wins the most votes.
Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. can trace the roots of his upcoming PBS documentary about the Reconstruction to his days in school.
The justice’s office patched us through to her home, and we got to break the news to her.It was terrific. She was quite enthusiastic.
La Calavera is a literary Mexican tradition and discipline from the post-1910 revolution years developed by journalist José Guadalupe Posada and also part of the Magical Realism movement. Even Diego Rivera painted Calaveras.
Kansas City one of nation’s largest cities voted on Thursday to rename a 10-mile stretch of roadway after the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr..
This year you can celebrate the event with the Florida Veterans for Common Sense in Florida or the much celebrated the Thomas Paine Society in California.
In honor of Thomas Paine’s 283rd birthday today, I am proud to announce a new collection I have put together to showcase some of my favorite artistic creations that highlight the founding father. This meme collection is free for you to spread around!