State of Florida has become a battleground in a national debate over felony disenfranchisement laws
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.
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
The Census hasn’t asked about citizenship since 1950, before the Voting Rights Act was even passed
Places where large numbers of people go uncounted get less than their fair share of political representation
Law prevents individuals convicted of a serious crime from voting – even after they’ve done their time
Pivotal vote could not only tip the balance of power but strengthen Native American voices in lawmaking
*As “Black Panther” continues to break box office records, the Movement for Black Lives is using the
Was evolving authority to state governments a response to the rise of Black political empowerment in American cities?