“Lowering voting age will give voice to young people and provide tool to hold politicians accountable to issues they care about,” Low said in a statement.
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Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections.
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.
Florida’s secretary of state and election chief, Michael Ertel resigned Thursday after photographs were unearthed of him dressed in blackface.
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said.
I was a founder of Indiana College Democrats, served as a Democratic precinct chair in Bloomington, and was a Democratic state delegate. But I will never be a Democrat in Indiana again.
A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation in Mississippi in 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.
Since the election of a new party, new government has delivered a number of reforms, including abolishing the nation’s sedition law and the death penalty.