the Black vote

Alabama Unbowed in Battling Black Voting

For more than 60 years, from Selma in 1965 to Shelby County in 2013, the state of Alabama has led the way in fighting to deny Black citizens their right to vote.

Why Aren’t We Discussing Voter Suppression During an Election Year?

Bill Fletcher says that time and again throughout the history of the United States if the ruling elite wants to push through a nefarious measure, they first implement it in communities of color. There are many peculiar things about the 2016 election cycle, but one of them is what is not being discussed. There are two items that immediately jump to mind and, believe it or not they both have to do with elections. The first is, that in the state of Michigan, there have been a series of silent coups taking place in which Black-majority cities are losing control