Posts by Naila Awan

There are approximately 50 million eligible people who are not registered to vote in the United States—a fact you might not realize, given the Trump administration’s obsession with chasing false...
July 11, 2017 | Naila Awan
2016 will likely be remembered for a deeply polarizing presidential election that brought out huge numbers of voters. However, as a result of newly enacted voting restrictions in place in...
April 26, 2016 | Naila Awan
In the summer of 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 margin, struck down one of the most significant provisions of civil rights law ever enacted. 
February 4, 2016 | Naila Awan
In recent years, North Carolina has come under considerable public scrutiny for its failure to protect and promote the right to vote. When Art Pope and his acolytes took over North Carolina state...
December 15, 2015 | Naila Awan
In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively gutted a provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that required states and counties with a history of voter discrimination to get approval from the...
July 13, 2015 | Naila Awan
Less than 10 years ago Demos and other voting rights groups approached North Carolina after an investigation revealed that the state was failing to meet its obligations under Section 7 of the...
May 11, 2015 | Naila Awan