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Race: Formal Political Power

Collection by The Sociological Cinema • Last updated 4 weeks ago

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This board explores racial patterns of political participation and exclusion and how white supremacy works through the formal political system.

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Race: Voter Demographics

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Race: Suffrage, Voter Suppression & Disenfranchisement

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Race: Political Leadership

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Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II tweets about voter suppression in North Carolina

From passage of the #SB202 voter suppression bill targeted at Black and brown voters to the arrest of a Black legislator who was advocating for the voting rights of her constituents, today was a reminder of Georgia's dark past. We must fight for the future of our democracy #gapol ~ @staceyabrams State Representative Park Cannon is shown being arrested at the Georgia State Capitol Building. Political Participation, The Future Of Us, Political System, Capitol Building, Cannon, Black And Brown, Georgia, Politics, Park

State Rep. Park Cannon is shown being arrested at the Georgia State Capitol Building, March 25, 2021

From passage of the #SB202 voter suppression bill targeted at Black and brown voters to the arrest of a Black legislator who was advocating for the voting rights of her constituents, today was a reminder of Georgia's dark past. We must fight for the future of our democracy #gapol ~ @staceyabrams State Representative Park Cannon is shown being arrested at the Georgia State Capitol Building.

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Asian Americans - Is anyone paying attention to the nation's fastest growing political force?

See the red box? Until then, she would have been enslaved. See the blue box? Until then, she couldn’t vote. Yellow box? Until then, she had to attend a segregated school. The green one? Until then she couldn’t have her own bank account. President Election, Vice President, Women In History, Black History, Kamala Harris, African American History, Picture Wall, Good People, Feminism

This image puts Kamala Harris' Vice Presidency into perspective.

See the red box? Until then, she would have been enslaved. See the blue box? Until then, she couldn’t vote. Yellow box? Until then, she had to attend a segregated school. The green one? Until then she couldn’t have her own bank account.

Source: Pew Research Center Political Participation, Pew Research Center, Political System, Politics, Formal, Day, Preppy

Whites and blacks differ widely in views of how blacks are treated, 2019

Source: Pew Research Center

"The N****r Must Go And The Chinese Must Go. The Poor Barbarians Can't Understand Our Civilized Republican Form Of Government." Source: Harper's Weekly, September 13, 1879, p. 721. Chinese American, African American History, Political Satire, Political Cartoons, Asian History, Black History, Chinese Cartoon, The Sandlot, Library Of Congress

"Political Assassinations --Taking the Consequences"

"The N****r Must Go And The Chinese Must Go. The Poor Barbarians Can't Understand Our Civilized Republican Form Of Government." Source: Harper's Weekly, September 13, 1879, p. 721.

"The First Colored Senator and Representatives in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States," 1872 Artist: Currier & Ives / Library of Congress Black Authors, Booker T, National Convention, Library Of Congress, Democratic Party, Black History, American History, American Art, The One

"The First Colored Senator and Representatives in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the U.S.," 1872

"The First Colored Senator and Representatives in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States," 1872 Artist: Currier & Ives / Library of Congress

Most Trump voters say Islam encourages violence more than other faiths; Biden voters overshelmingly say it does not, 2020 Source: Pew Research Center Political Participation, Pew Research Center, Political System, Prioritize, Islam, Religion, Encouragement, Marriage, Politics

Most Trump voters say Islam encourages violence more than other faiths; Biden voters say no, 2020

Most Trump voters say Islam encourages violence more than other faiths; Biden voters overshelmingly say it does not, 2020 Source: Pew Research Center

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Most Biden, fewer Trump voters say White people have societal advantages Black people do not, 2020

Source: Pew Research Center

Generation gap widens over perceptions of whether it is more difficult to be Black than White in the U.S., 2020 Source: Pew Research Center Political Participation, Pew Research Center, Generation Gap, Political System, Perception, This Is Us, Politics, Formal, Black

Generation gap widens over perceptions of whether it is more difficult to be Black in the U.S., 2020

Generation gap widens over perceptions of whether it is more difficult to be Black than White in the U.S., 2020 Source: Pew Research Center

Since 2016, more voters -- particularly Democrats -- say it's more difficult to be Black than White in U.S., 2020 Source: Pew Research Center Political Participation, Pew Research Center, Political System, White People, Good To Know, Bar Chart, Politics, Sayings, Formal

Since 2016, more voters say it's more difficult to be Black than White in U.S., 2020

Since 2016, more voters -- particularly Democrats -- say it's more difficult to be Black than White in U.S., 2020 Source: Pew Research Center

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Stark divides between Trump, Biden voters over race, 2020

Source: Pew Research Center

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Democratic Presidential Vote Margin, 2016 and 2020 | Probability of voting for Donald Trump

Source: Democracy Fund / UCLA Nationscape Survey / The Economist

In 2016, 58% of whites voted for Donald Trump, while only 8% of Blacks did the same. Source New York Times / Edison Research Political Participation, Political System, Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Politics, York, Times, Formal, Preppy

Percent vote in presidential elections according to race

In 2016, 58% of whites voted for Donald Trump, while only 8% of Blacks did the same. Source New York Times / Edison Research

With the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, states that had disenfranchised the most voters were ordered to get preclearance from the federal government if they wanted to make voting harder, but in 2013 the Supreme Court of the U.S. ruled that the Voting Rights Act was no longer necessary.... Source: Brennan Center for Justice / US Election Assistance Commission, 2019 / Netflix. 2020. "Whose Vote Counts," Explained. Political Participation, Vote Counting, Political System, Us Election, Supreme Court, Netflix, Acting, Politics, How To Get

Voter Roll Purge Rates

With the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, states that had disenfranchised the most voters were ordered to get preclearance from the federal government if they wanted to make voting harder, but in 2013 the Supreme Court of the U.S. ruled that the Voting Rights Act was no longer necessary.... Source: Brennan Center for Justice / US Election Assistance Commission, 2019 / Netflix. 2020. "Whose Vote Counts," Explained.