Showing posts tagged with: "African American"

July 4th Reflections: Democracy and a History of Voting in The United States . July 2, 2020

Since the birth of this country, voting has been a key feature of a representational democracy meant to give the citizenry access to the inner-workings of the government. And while the right to vote was included in America’s foundational document – the United States Constitution ratified in 1789 – exactly WHO could vote was not read more

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Where Your Census Work and Black Lives Matter Intersect . June 17, 2020

We’re not the first ones to say it, but we are at a pivotal point in our country’s history and it’s democracy. The last several months we have seen the country change drastically in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, altering the very fabric of our daily lives as a record number of people lost their read more