Books for Learning Bibliography

Our Books for Learning program officially launched in 2016 with a selection of readings focused on voting rights. The intent through the years has been to gain a shared understanding of current topics by reading and discussing recent or pivotal books on the subject. Books for Learning selections appear below, along with the dates of our discussions.

Image of book cover, Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum

March 22, 2024

True or False book cover

November 4, 2023

The Other Wes Moore book cover

March 22, 2023

Let the People Pick the President book cover

October 12, 2022

The Fourth Turning book cover

January 12, 2022

Half-Earth book cover

April 7, 2021

Evicted book cover

February 3, 2021

The Untold Story of Women of Color in the LWV book cover

August 26, 2020

Fearless book cover

June 20, 2020

The Fifth Risk book cover

February 14, 2019

The Color of Law book cover

April 10, 2018

The Third Reconstruction book cover

February 13, 2018


Just Mercy book cover

BetweentheWorldandMe book cover

January 31, 2017


Give Us the Ballot book cover

Additional Readings:

A Dream Undone by Jim Rutenberg, published in the August 2, 2015 New York Times, provides an excellent overview of the book.

Redistricting in Today’s Shifting Racial Landscape and A Vindication of the Voting Rights Act by Abigail Thernstrom of the American Enterprise Institute

The Truth About Voter Fraud by Justin Levitt, published by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law;

An Analysis of Voter Fraud in the US by Lorraine C. Minnite, Senior Fellow at Demos.

March 15, 2016



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