Learn how Cuba's state-dominated economy funnels revenue from tourism, rum and cigar sales to a regime that abuses its people.
Maduro's call for Venezuelans to participate and choose in a snap National Assembly election raises questions about whether the vote will be free or fair.
Prior to 1965, African Americans in the South were often blocked from voting. But an important law remedied that, and altered the U.S. political landscape.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforces the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to vote. Learn about the history and importance of this law.
Thanks to a democratic framework written by the U.S. government, Venezuelans finally have an outline to restore democracy.
Civil rights hero John Lewis passed away July 17, after battling cancer since December. Learn more about his life and legacy here.
The landmark Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30 on July 26. Learn how it revolutionized voting for citizens with disabilities.
The United States government respects the right of writers and artists to express themselves freely. Learn more about freedom of speech in America.
The Chinese Communist Party severely restricts the cultural practices of Uyghurs and Muslim minorities. Find out how the CCP is erasing Muslim identity.