“civil-rights” Charts

Changing Views: Are people born gay? »

According to a 2013 Gallup poll, 47% of people surveyed believe that being gay or lesbian is something a person…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 666
Score: 10

Mandela's Unknown Revolution: Africa's Biggest Economy »

While many know the first fully-democratically-elected president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as a champion of equality and civil justice,…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 481
Score: 9

How much work will it take to achieve racial equality? »

In a recent PEW survey, Americans were asked "How much more needs to be done in order to achieve racial…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 355
Score: 3

The Confederate Flag Support in SC Before Charleston »

Before Charleston, South Carolinians were overwhelmingly in support of flying the Confederate Flag on its State House grounds. The near-overnight…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 429
Score: 2

Who’s to Blame for ENDA’s Demise? »

67% of American's supported ending Don't Ask Don't Tell. The Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) by a 64-32…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 77
Score: 2

How To Legally Discriminate Against Voters? Wait Them Out »

Hours-long poll lines in several states significantly depressed voter turnout, with many would-be voters leaving because lines were taking too…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 202
Score: 2

Voter Suppression Legislation Skyrockets Since '11 »

Over 30 states have enacted laws curbing citizens' ability to vote since 2011, shortly before the start of the 2012…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 102
Score: 2

Keep Protesters off NY Streets? »

In the wake of another non-indictment for a police officer who is responsible for Eric Garner's death, New Yorkers are…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 197

I'm Not #Racist, But... »

While many hail the election of Barrack Obama as a major step in "black progress," implying that historical and contemporary…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 398

Young Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage »

81% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 support same sex marriage, regardless of political affiliation.

T S
by: T S
views: 114

Longest Filibusters in History »

On September 25, 2013, Republican Senator Ted Cruz made the fourth longest filibuster speech of 21 hours and 19 minutes…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 190

Effectiveness of Voting Rights Act Oversight »

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled against the preclearance provision, in which states historically engaged in minority voter disenfranchisement were…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 46

Gay Marriage Opinion by Church Attendance »

According to a 2012 Gallup poll, Americans who attend church weekly are the most likely to believe that same-sex marriages…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 234

DOJ Section 5 Objections of Voting Rights Act »

Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act has just been ruled unconstitutional, leaving Section 5 nullified. No longer can the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 296