Path to victory can be tougher for a Muslim American. Some promising campaigns already have fizzled out
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.
For far too long, voter suppression, systemic barriers, and lack of engagement have stifled political participation
A Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls
The South isn’t as backwards as one assumes. There are millennials with a passion for social justice, black women who are working corporate jobs, and white blue collars in rural Alabama working in factories.
Native Americans in New Mexico, 10% of the state’s population, did not get the right to vote until 1948
There is meaningful variation in public opinion regarding how certain groups of Americans view the American Dream. Among the root causes of this variation is race: black Americans specifically seem to embrace the American Dream, and have consistently done so for the past few decades.
State of Florida has become a battleground in a national debate over felony disenfranchisement laws
Questions on Capitol Hill about the addition of a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census form
Slaves had no civil rights, couldn’t vote, and would not in fact be represented by those elected on this basis
From Voice of America: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it