"The vote is precious," said Lewis. Fifty-five years after Bloody Sunday and the Voting Rights Act, many Americans remain disenfranchised.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
The stakes were high for those in the pipeline’s path—and they fought accordingly.
Our nation’s public schoolchildren deserve better.
Why we can’t rely on this or any other hermeneutical principle
Are the police meant to protect people? Or to fight them?
Democracy, equality, and opportunity are at risk.
Being open to changes of mind and heart is a necessary first step.
It turns out the government can take big action to help people.
Those in power have been working for years to prevent votes from counting.
The ACA never attempted the kind of structural reform our health-care system needs.
What does it mean to be the church when we can’t be together?
Such values have shadow sides. They are also desperately needed in the world.
The Trump administration is treating it as plunder. The Antiquities Act saw it as a bearer of stories and wonders.
Trump’s new policies are creating confusion and misery.
US officials have been lying about the war since it started. Why don’t we care?