civil-rights

The nation's first black AG leaves polarizing legacy.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Sep 26, 2014
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Bayard Rustin planned the March on Washington, but most people have never heard of him. That's finally changing.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 28, 2013
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Remembrances of historical events mostly affect people who don't already recognize them as very important.

The Voting Rights Act can be repaired. But is a new model needed?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 25, 2013
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The Supreme Court effectively rendered section 5 of the Voting Rights Act inoperative. Here's what that means.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 25, 2013
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Support for same-sex marriage in the Senate has grown exponentially.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 2, 2013
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