The Black woman candidate for Senate may face resistance from a group often expected to vote for Democrats.
Historically Black colleges and universities are being attacked as their success becomes more visible
They won’t change minds. But Obama, Abrams and Bottoms are likely to help get more Black voters to cast ballots.
With the latest nationwide news about Gabby Petito, Black women’s expulsion from full citizenship becomes even starker.
100 years ago, Nannie Helen Burroughs launched the National Association of Wage Earners — part of her effort to integrate comprehensive labor reform into the movement for voting rights.
Her network of Black women’s civic organizations would give her a critical boost
Black voters’ greater determination to vote — despite longer lines — may influence election results
That will alert far more ordinary citizens to concerns about voter suppression
Think of Michigan officials taking over Flint’s water supply
We know from his own writings that McConnell is aware of the filibuster’s ‘racial history’
For two and a half centuries, people have justified Black disenfranchisement in the name of ‘unity’
White Southern leaders established one-party rule by sharply restricting who could vote — until Black civil rights advocates pushed the federal government into action
State legislatures have introduced more than 250 bills to limit access to voting
Democracies where women got to vote went to war less and spent more on health and education
Biden has diversified his Cabinet. His policies to address structural inequalities will matter even more.
Leaders like Alex Gomez and Tomás Robles connected the party to issues voters cared about
Those slight differences helped Democrats win the Senate.
Angry Whites are far more likely to take political action.
How one corner of ‘Romancelandia’ found ways to have fun and get politically involved at the same time
From Fannie Lou Hamer to Stacey Abrams.
Presidential elections typically come down to the ‘fundamentals,’ like economic conditions and approval ratings
My research examines what brought together Latino, immigrant, labor and LGBTQ community organizers into a coalition that gets out votes
Democratic Party moderates and progressives are blaming each other. Here’s what our research suggests.
Analysts using the National Exit Poll to understand how various groups voted might want to be cautious.
Here’s the report card.
For two centuries, Black women have fought for voting equality in America
New data finds young black Americans aren’t as enthusiastic about Biden — or opposed to Trump — as their elders
Trump will attack him on race. Our research shows that this could help neutralize those attacks.
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[caption id="attachment_80531" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Fox News host Laura Ingraham supported
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[caption id="attachment_79156" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left,
[caption id="attachment_77113" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Stacey Abrams is the Democratic nominee