Law professor and former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Gilda Daniels (Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America) discusses her book and her work on voting rights and battling voter suppression in a special pre-election Virginia Festival of the Book event. Professor Daniels served in the Civil Rights Division, Voting Rights Section of the Department of Justice in the Clinton and Bush administrations and has two decades of litigation, negotiation and consulting experience in the substantive voting rights area.
As part of Virginia Humanities’ Electoral Initiative, this virtual Virginia Festival of the Book event is FREE to attend and open to the public. To attend, please register below to take part on Zoom or simply make plans to watch the livestream on Facebook.com/VaBookFest.
For information on Electoral Initiative episodes scheduled on With Good Reason Radio, click here for #WhyIVoteVA and the Election Episode. See Encyclopedia Virginia‘s Election Edition for entries related to U.S. Presidential Elections, including the 1800 election, the first peaceful transfer of power between political parties in U.S. political history.