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Punishment And Inclusion: Race, Membership, And The Limits Of American Liberalism, Andrew Dilts Sep 2014

Punishment And Inclusion: Race, Membership, And The Limits Of American Liberalism, Andrew Dilts

Law

At the start of the twenty-first century, 1 percent of the U.S. population is behind bars. An additional 3 percent is on parole or probation. In all but two states, incarcerated felons cannot vote, and in three states felon disenfranchisement is for life. More than 5 million adult Americans cannot vote because of a felony-class criminal conviction, meaning that more than 2 percent of otherwise eligible voters are stripped of their political rights. Nationally, fully a third of the disenfranchised are African American, effectively disenfranchising 8 percent of all African Americans in the United States. In Alabama, Kentucky, and ...


Chelf, Frank Leslie, 1907-1982 (Mss 492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2014

Chelf, Frank Leslie, 1907-1982 (Mss 492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 492. Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audiotapes, film and miscellaneous material relating primarily to the political career of Democrat Frank L. Chelf, who represented Kentucky’s Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1944-1966. Includes Chelf’s voting record and bills, research and speeches related to his legislative interests.


Walworth, Reginald Wellington, 1886-1983 (Sc 2806), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Walworth, Reginald Wellington, 1886-1983 (Sc 2806), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2806. Two letters to Rose F. Taylor, Branchland, West Virginia, from Reginald W. Walworth, Georgetown, Maryland. An organizer of the Constitution Party in Maryland, Walworth responds to her request for anti-Communist literature and offers suggestions on distribution. Includes a pamphlet attacking the Federal Reserve, the Council on Foreign Relations, the United Nations and other public bodies as Communist fronts.