August 27th, 2015
At least 11 percent of adult American citizens are “unlisted” and do not appear on voter registration lists or consumer data lists, according to a new study (PDF) by the Stanford University political science department. The study reports that about 20 percent of African Americans and Hispanics are unlisted, compared to just 8 percent of […]
August 18th, 2015
What would Susan B. Anthony and her fellow suffragettes think if they knew that close to 40 percent of unmarried women weren’t even registered to vote at the start of the last presidential election? On August 18, 1920, a state legislator from Tennessee cast the deciding vote to ratify the 19thAmendment. More than 144 years […]
August 16th, 2015
Julian Bond was a lifetime champion of civil rights. As the co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, to his leadership of the NAACP, he was a brave and effective defender of civil and human rights for all. In 1971 he co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center, which today honored his service […]
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