- January 12, 2017A new movie reminds us of past racial injustice as a new administration tries to roll back the clock.
- October 12, 2016A citizen-centered view of democracy emphasizing the agency of the people was widespread in the civil rights movement and is emerging again in the 21st century.
- July 20, 2016"Protestors as well as policemen, black and white, gay and straight, Republicans and Democrats, rich and poor: Any human being denied full value, respect and protection must be named and conscientiously reclaimed as an essential part of the family of humankind."
- July 8, 2016The transcript of Bill Moyers June
- June 23, 2016Money talks. But not necessarily as loudly as voters.
- March 31, 2016Authors Ari Berman and Michael Waldman talk about the unequal history of voting in America, new voting rules and their concerns about what may happen later this year.
- December 7, 2015
The fight over who gets to vote in the United States goes back to the founders and continues to this day. The battle for women’s suffrage was hard-fought but even more so was the long, often violent struggle to win the right to vote for African Americans. The passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 resulted in millions of citizens receiving the franchise for the first time, but since then there have been constant ...