‘Selma Online’ is a new online project that seeks to create more awareness about the 1965 struggle for voting rights for African-American voters.
Minority Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Equal minority voting rights still face significant obstacles including in registering to vote and casting ballots. 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, African-American Voting Rights, Latino Voting Rights or Native American Voting.
It was one of the most celebrated events of civil rights movement. It was to cement the right to vote for African Americans but was met with violence.
Thousands of transgender Americans may not vote this year because they look different on their I.D. documents. This could affect the Democratic turnout.
In the long-drawn fight for universal suffrage, black suffragists helped lead the charge in Women’s Voting Rights Campaign.
Suquamish Tribal Chairman has called upon U.S. Congress to adopt a Native Voting Rights Act similar to that recently passed by Washington State legislature.
The voting rights act was passed in 1965. It gives all Americans the right to vote. But this has not been the case. Americans are sharing their experience.
A non-profit wants more unmarried women, young people and people of color on voter rolls. But somehow mailers have upset some election officials.
Hurdles to Native American voting are a long-standing issue. Polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding may make things worse
African Americans were granted voting rights only after a long and bitter struggle. Several African American women were pivotal to this exemplary struggle.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week struck down an Arizona week that would have criminalized the delivery of other people’s early ballots.