A botched voter purge prevented thousands from voting — and empowered a new generation of voting-rights critics. Continue reading
- May 4, 2015
In Maryland, a bill awaits the signature of Gov. Larry Hogan that would restore voting rights to nearly 40,000 ex-felons, and would be particularly beneficial to African Americans. Continue reading
- March 25, 2015Viola Liuzzo was the only white woman killed in the US civil rights movement. Behind her death, the KKK and a shadowy FBI informant.
- March 11, 2015
John Oliver considers the voting rights of the citizens of the American territories. Continue reading
- March 9, 2015
President Obama and hundreds of politicians marched in Selma this weekend. Will the experience convince more members of Congress to support the Voting Rights Amendment Act? Continue reading
- March 6, 2015
Despite some improvements, the right to vote is under the most sustained attack since the passage of the VRA.