As the events in Ferguson illustrated, injustice is as American as motherhood and apple pie. From our inception, the Constitution counted African-Americans as only three-fifths of a person and Native Americans were not counted at all. Neither group could vote nor could women or people who didn’t own property.
ISSUE ADVISORY: Voter Suppression on Steroids for 2016 Elections By Elika Nassirinia and Luna Floyd, NOW Foundation Interns June 17, 2016 Mary Lou Miller was 7 years old when the 19th Amendment was passed. She made a promise to herself to take full advantage of her right to vote, and vote she did, from 1934 […]