Category: Black Voting Rights

Voting Rights Bill Blocked Again

October 20, 2021
Republicans Block Debate on Voting Rights On October 20, 2021, the US Senate held a vote on a voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act, designed to secure the right to vote and stop the advance of restrictive laws being enacted in Republican-controlled states and jurisdictions across the country. That voting rights bill was

Huge Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to Whites

July 17, 2021
Black Voter Turnout Leads to White Backlash Since the end of slavery in the US, increases in Black Voter Turnout have led to a white backlash. Black voter turnout during the Reconstruction era of the 1870s lead to the emergence of large numbers of African American elected officials in the American South. This black political

Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency

November 3, 2015
Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency [Charlie Savage] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage's penetrating investigation of the Obama presidency and the national security state Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush's global war on terror. Yet from indefinite detention and drone strikes

Fire on the Prairie: Chicago’s Harold Washington and the Politics of Race

November 3, 2015
Fire on the Prairie: Chicago's Harold Washington and the Politics of Race [Gary Rivlin] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dust jacket notes: Chicago--the city whose name is synonymous with urban politics; the city of sharply divided ethnic and racial enclaves; the city whose police force shocked America during the 1968 Democratic convention and

A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young

November 3, 2015
A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young [Andrew Young] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The stirring spiritual memoirs of Andrew Young--civil rights activist, minister, and statesman--show how God's hand led him through some of the most significant experiences of 20th-century America. Filled with eyewitness anecdotes

A Time to Speak, A Time to Act

August 27, 2015
A Time to Speak, A Time to Act [Julian bond] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Julian bond

Black Leaders on Leadership: Conversations with Julian Bond (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)

August 27, 2015
Black Leaders on Leadership: Conversations with Julian Bond (Palgrave Studies in Oral History) [P. Leffler] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Drawing on a wealth of oral interviews, Conversations on Black Leadership uses the lives of prominent African Americans to trace the contours of Black leadership in America. Included here are fascinating accounts from

Black Political Parties: An Historical and Political Analysis

August 27, 2015
Black Political Parties: An Historical and Political Analysis [Hanes Walton] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

A History of Voting Rights

April 3, 2015
  Voting Rights: A Long Fight in the US References: History of Voting Rights Voting Rights Act of 1965 – US Department of Justice The murder of voting-rights activists in Philadelphia, Mississippi, gained national attention, along with numerous other acts of violence and terrorism. Finally, the … Timeline: A History of the Voting Rights Act
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