February is Black History Month! This annual celebration shines a light on achievements by African Americans and is a time to recognize their central role in U.S. history.
Our book display this month highlights some of the materials in our collection related to voting rights in America. Below is a list of the items included on this display. These materials can be checked out by members of our community so if you see something you are interested in, contact email@example.com.
Display and bibliography developed by Kelsey Schmidt and Steve Liska.
Black History Month & Voting Rights in America Resources
America Votes!: Challenges to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights. Benjamin E. Griffith & John Hardin Young, editors. KF4886 .A86 2020
Gerrymandering in America: The House of Representatives, the Supreme Court, and the Future of Popular Sovereignty. Anthony J. McGann, Charles Anthony Smith, Michael Latner, & Alex Keena. KF4905 .M34 2016
Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. Ari Berman. JK1846 .B47 2015
Ida B. Wells-Barnett: An Exploratory Study of an American Black Woman, 1893-1930. Mildred I. Thompson. E185.97.W55 1990
Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. David J. Garrow. JK1929.A2 G37
Quest for Equality: The Life and Writings of Mary Eliza Church Terrell, 1863-1954. Beverly Washington Jones. E185.97.T47 J65 1990
Redistricting: The Most Political Activity in America. Charles S. Bullock III. KF4905 .B85 2010
Rethinking US Election Law: Unskewing the System. Steven Mulroy. KF4886 .M85 2018
Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression. Spencer Overton. JK1976 .O93 2006
The Congressional Black Caucus, Minority Voting Rights, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Christina R. Rivers. KF4893 .R58 2012
The Future of the Voting Rights Act. David L. Epstein et al., editors. JK1924 .F87 2006
The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans’ Right to Vote. Tova Andrea Wang. JK1976 .W36 2012
The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. Alexander Keyssar. JK1846 .K48 2000b
The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act. Charles S. Bullock III, Ronald Keith Gaddie, & Justin J. Wert. KF4891 .B85 2016
The Voting Rights Act: Securing the Ballot. Richard M. Valelly, editor. JK1924 .V67 2006
The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall; foreword by Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian. JK1924 .B76 2016
The Way We Vote: The Local Dimension of American Suffrage. Alec C. Ewald. JK1846 .E83 2009
Voting Rights Under Fire: The Continuing Struggle for People of Color. Donathan L. Brown & Michael L. Clemons. KF4893 .B76 2015