Will Ferguson be a tipping point for black youth voter turnout?

Community organizers in cities with a history of confrontations between African-Americans and police aren't sure if outrage over Ferguson will translate into votes.

Voters' rights advocates work to fight 'wave of voter suppression'

Voting rights advocates are responding in four main ways to what they say are attacks on Americans' right to vote.

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Dolores Huerta will be forever linked with Cesar Chávez and Philip Vera Cruz as a cofounder of the United Farm Workers Union in the 1960s. As director of a grape workers strike and a national boycott against grape growers for the meager wages afforded their workers, Huerta was instrumental in orchestrating efforts that led to a major victory for the union and the labor movement.