Publication Date

1-19-2021

Summary

In this Perspective, Michael Sherraden draws optimism from participation in the January 5, 2021, special election in Georgia, as well as the national repudiation of the January 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. Together, these events create an opportunity to shape a better future.

Document Type

Perspective

Original Citation

Sherraden, M. (2021, January). Two extraordinary days for race and electoral democracy in America (CSD Perspective No. 21-02). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/mmj5-zh97

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/mmj5-zh97

Keywords

voting; electoral participation; Stacey Abrams; race; democracy; United States; Capitol riot; Black Lives Matter; White supremacy; Fair Fight; Native Americans; American Indians; insurrection; voter suppression; structural racism

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