Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean co-authored a report critical to understanding the impact of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the future of voting rights. The report provides data on minority voter turnout, racially polarized voting, policy outcomes by race, and the number of minority-elected officials from the enactment of the Voting Rights Act until today. Click here to read the full report: 50 Years of the Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in Politics.
She presented the report in Selma, Alabama in honor of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. A story about her Journey to Selma is available in the Inner City News and reprinted here.
Dr. Brown-Dean recently received tenure status as an Associate Professor of Political Science at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.