Category Archives: Voting Rights

Voting Rights Act turns 50

On August 6, 2015 Newark Branch NAACP members Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement, Common Cause, and Delaware Sierra Club for a press conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.  The U.S. Justice Department has called this Act the most effective civil rights law ever passed in this country.

University of Delaware study: racial images shape opinion on voter ID laws

The University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication has released analysis of a newly-published national study of race and voter ID laws.  The news release about the study stated: The study reveals that seeing a photograph of an African American voter and poll worker affected how white respondents answered a survey question about voter ID

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