Access to the Political Process and the Development of Leadership: A Key to Future Social Cohesiveness
- Concerns over voter suppression continue in N.C. Carson, Stephanie // Charlotte Post;11/7/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p1A
The article reflects on statement by Clare Barnett, attorney at Southern Coalition for Social Justice, related to elections held in North Carolina on November 5, 2013 stating that new voting laws would not be effective until 2016 and preventing voting byminiorities will affect voter turnout.
- Washington report. // National Minority Politics;Aug94, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p30
Reports on the Supreme Court's ruling that voting rights law does not require the creation of the largest possible number of minority-dominated elections. Comments of voting rights advocates; Details of relevant cases from Florida and Georgia.
- The redistricting rulings. // Christian Science Monitor;6/20/96, Vol. 88 Issue 144, p20
Comments on US Supreme Court decisions striking down congressional districts in Texas and North Carolina that were drawn to give blacks and Latinos broad voting powers. Implications of rulings for efforts to increase representation for racial minorities; Significance of greater political...
- The Political Awakening of Blacks and Latinos in New York City: Competition or Cooperation? Sales Jr., William W.; Bush, Rod // Social Justice;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p19
Examines the development of Black and Latino electoral power in New York, New York. Creation of social activism as an alternative to electoral strategies empowerment; Difficulties in building Black-Latino coalitions; Effects of racialization of the working class on class solidarity; Impact of...
- So. Asian Voters Kept Out Of Polls in Special Election. // India -- West;12/3/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 2, pA12
The article reports on the release of a briefing paper on the special election in New York which found that 4,225 South Asian-American voters were not able to vote in an election.
- Save Voting Rights. // America;7/29/2013, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p5
The article comments on the introduction of voting reforms by five U.S. states just 24 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Shelby County v. Holder on June 25, 2013. It discusses how the voting reforms could limit the ability of African Americans and other citizens from...
- A New Approach to Voter ID Challenges: Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Stoughton, Kathleen M. // George Washington Law Review;Jan2013, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p292
In response to growing concerns about the integrity of the electoral process, state legislatures across the country have adopted voter ID laws, which require voters to present a qualifying form of identification before casting a ballot in person. By late 2012, nine states had passed strict voter...
- It's election year again and nobody cares. Caligiuri, Ezekiel // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;6/12/2014, Vol. 80 Issue 46, p4
The article reports that despite it is the election year in the U.S., the efforts to make voting more accessible for the marginalized society is still on the fringe.
- It's time the Clinton administration stopped trying to divide people by race. Chaves, Linda // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/16/99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p20
Comments on the ruling by the United States Justice Department that the State of Hawaii has the right to prohibit whites, blacks, Asians and others from voting in certain state elections, such as elections for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA). Ruling that only Hawaiian natives can vote in...