THE MULTIMEMEBER DISTRICT: A STUDY OF THE MULTIMEMBER DISTRICT AND THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965
- Standing firm. Ruffin, David C. // Essence (Essence);Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p86
Claims that by voting, raising money, lobbying and organizing, Afro-americans can counter forces against their interest. Registration of votes; Preparation for 1996 election.
- VOTER BLACKOUT? Vilbig, Peter // New York Times Upfront;01/15/2001, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the problems which prevented Afro-Americans from voting in Florida. Causes of the difficulties faced by Afro-American voters; Response of civil rights groups to the irregularities.
- THE LONG STRUGGLE. Mayer, Robert H. // Cobblestone;Mar2004, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the struggles experienced by African Americans for them to gain the right of suffrage in the U.S., before the Voting Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 6, 1965.
- Activists: Voting districts unfair. Biesecker, Michael // Charlotte Post;10/11/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1A
The article reports on a legal motion filed by a coalition of civil and voting rights groups in which they claim that the political districts that received approval from the majority-Republican North Carolina legislature tend to disenfranchise African American voters.
- The Politics of Power and the Precious Right to Vote. Edelman, Marian Wright // Washington Informer;7/19/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 40, p26
The author discusses the struggle of African Americans to exercise their right to vote in the U.S.
- Blacks' right to vote ends in 2007. Darling, Brandy E. // New York Amsterdam News;06/25/98, Vol. 89 Issue 26, p13
Opinion. Highlights the fact that Black/African Americans' right to vote will expire in the year 2007, according to The Voters Rights Act. Amount of the time the act was amended for; significance of this revelation; Need for a vote by Congress in order for Blacks in America to be allowed to...
- The Mis-Education of the Negro: 1933-2008. Maddox, Jr., Alton H. // New York Amsterdam News;1/24/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p12
The article presents the author's views on various historical events related to the status of blacks in the U.S. The author says that sadly, it took 178 years for blacks to simply secure voting rights and, afterwards, they are still treated as heathens under the U.S. Constitution. According to...
- Don't panic--your right to vote will not expire. // New York Amsterdam News;07/16/98, Vol. 89 Issue 30, p13
Opinion. Comments on the voting rights of African Americans, focusing on the rumor that these rights will expire by the year 2007. Reference to an article which focused on the expiration of African Americans' voting rights; Examination of provisions of the Voting Rights Act.
- The most powerful weapon... the right to vote. // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;10/27/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p1
The author reflects on the importance of voting for African Americans since the approval of the Voting Rights Act.