The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding
November 27, 2014
The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding – http://www.blackpolitics.org Bloody Sunday BLOODY SUNDAY The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks–and three events–that represented the political and emotional peak of the m… Editor’s Note – The modern Voting Rights movement can be traced to the 1944 decision of
Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts
November 20, 2014
LDF Applauds Senate Confirmation of First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts On November 18, 2014, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., (LDF) welcomed the historic votes by the U.S. Senate to confirm the first African-American female judges ever to serve on Georgia’s federal judiciary. The Senate confirmation of Leslie Abrams to the
Findings of Case Study The Impact of Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond The Trayvon Martin Case Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A Just Cause, an advocate for the wrongfully convicted, released findings from it study on race and justice in the United Sates. The study includes a review of the IRP-6 case and the
[wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” lightbox=”true”] African American Politics: A History of Struggle In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US Democratic Party nomination and, ultimately, the Presidency of the United States. The turnout in that election was the culmination of a
Editor&’s Statement – African American Politics – A History of Struggle
February 24, 2014
The history of African Americans is a history rich with political struggle. Whether we study the early slave rebellions, the Civil War, #reconstruction, Post-Reconstruction, the Garvey Movement, the 1960s Civil Rights and Black Power movements, or the rise of Black elected officials up to, and including, the election of Barak Obama, African Americans have engaged in deliberate
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