How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The fiftieth anniversary celebrations of Johnson’s Great Society agenda should not overlook the travesties of the war.
This multiracial, multi-issue progressive coalition is not only remobilizing in North Carolina—its model of activism is now spreading all over the South.
Some states are reviving disenfranchisement schemes that date back to the antebellum South.
A history of the fight for voting rights and the movement to restrict them once again.
The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.
Activists are already moving ‘from outrage to action’ in fighting the Supreme Court’s awful VRA decision.
Ari Berman on the Supreme Court's ruling in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Greg Mitchell on the US media and Syria, Dave Zirin on the protests in Brazil
Nearly five decades after Bloody Sunday in Selma, he’s in the fight of his life, as the Supreme Court threatens to overturn his signature achievement.
Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.