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FOUR WAYS ‘JIM CROW 2.0’ IS SHAPING THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. By John Blake, CNN November 1, 2020 On the first and third Monday of each month, Theresa Burroughs traveled to Alabama’s Hale County courthouse to register to vote. On each trip, she was met by a group of White men playing dominoes. One of those men […]
A BLACK VOTING RIGHTS ACTIVIST CONFRONTYS THE GHOSTS OF RACIAL TERROR IN NORTH CAROLINA. By Sydney Trent WILMINGTON, N.C. — Cynthia Brown woke at 5 a.m., more than an hour earlier than she had planned. She was bleary-eyed from lack of sleep, but her 65-year-old body was coursing with adrenaline. It was Oct. 15, the first […]
WHERE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BLOCKS AMERICANS’ RIGHT TO VOTE. Some U.S. states have changed rules to restore voting rights for people with felony convictions. But many may not even realize they’re eligible. By Peyton Forte November 2, 2020 Fewer Americans convicted of felonies will be barred from voting this year thanks to rule changes in many U.S. […]
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