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Race Voting

The Importance of Tunnel Vision in Fixing the VRA's Coverage Formula

Franita Tolson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Franita Tolson

The proposed bill establishes a new coverage formula that will affect at least four states that have violated federal law in the last fifteen years. Unlike its predecessor, this coverage formula is based on more recent voting rights violations rather than decades old registration and turnout data.

Divide and Conquer -- Remix

Cheryl B. Anderson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Cheryl B. Anderson

Our nation's foundational creed that "all men are created equal" has not always been reflected in our actions. Those actions have tended to marginalize those who are not white, not male, and not heterosexual.

Hidden Wound: Understanding Working Class Votes

Jackie Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jackie Hammond

Now-obscure and critically dismissed author W.J. Cash provides important keys to understanding Obama's troubles connecting with white working voters in the South and Appalachia and elsewhere.