On Friday the House passed Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R.4) restoring protections in 1965 Voting Rights Act struck by a 2013 Supreme Court decision.
Latino Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
News on the unique challenges of Hispanic and Latino Americans are highlighted in this Latino voting rights section. Attempts to manipulate the law in new ways that will disadvantage minority communities continue nationwide. Also see our sections on American democracy and our articles on the Voter Access or Minority Voting Rights.
New book profiles Ramsey Muñiz’s endurance of close to three decades imprisonment including five years in solitary confinement, as a deeply spiritual man who hasn’t lost his sense of justice.
District elections maybe implemented in Orange, following voting rights lawsuit claiming city’s current at-large election method disenfranchises the Latinos
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.
Latinos will have a larger say in who Democrats elect to run for president in 2020, because of a slight calendar adjustment.
I have been very fortunate to make part of my life’s journey with people who like mom. Thus as I turn 75 this week I find it not only proper but just, to honor the memory of people close to me who have in many ways made my life richer.
U.S. legislation funding $867 billion in food and agriculture programs scheduled to be signed by U.S. President Donald Trump this week.
California’s lawsuit against a Trump administration plan to add a citizenship question to the U.S. census appears headed for trial.
Hispanics so much interested in voting this year than in the 2014 midterm elections in 2014 and their enthusiasm outpaces that of all U.S. adults.
Longoria, Ferrera, Saldana and more took to the streets of Miami, while chanting “Yes we can” in attempt to rally people to vote ahead of Election Day.