Further Resources on Michaux

Costner, Bob. “State Elections Director Takes the Stand in Voter Trial.” TWC News. Time Warner Cable, 22 July 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This article, published by Time Warner Cable News, provides great commentary on Michaux’s fight against voting ID laws. Specifically, this article provides a video component that gives a brief history of Michaux’s accomplishments and his connection to the case.

Feliciano, Ivette. “7 Voices Sound off on NC’s Controversial Voter ID Law.” PBS. PBS, 4 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This article, published by PBS in 2015, puts Michaux’s views on voting rights in context with six other influential people involved with the issue.  Specifically, the article provides a fascinating set of quotes by Michaux that directly tie the issue of voting rights in North Carolina to institutional racism.

House Committee Debates Voter ID.” WRAL.com. N.p., 17 Apr. 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.
This video shows Rep. Michaux’s speech on the floor of the NC House, where he spoke during the House’s vote on the new voter ID regulations.

H. M. ‘Mickey’ Michaux.” YouTube. YouTube, 10 June 2010. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This video gives a detailed synopsis of the life of Mickey Michaux. The video describes how Michaux emerged as a leader in North Carolina, by dedicating his career to issues of civil rights and education.

Leslie, Laura. “State Lawmakers Celebrate Voting Rights Act Anniversary.” WRAL.com.” WRAL.com. WRAL, 06 Aug. 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This article, published in 2015, discusses the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act as well as the current North Carolina voter ID law.

Oral History Interview with H. M. Michaux.” Interview by Jack Bass. 20 Nov. 1974: n. pag. Documenting the American South. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This oral history interview with H. M. Michaux in 1974 is part of a project at UNC Chapel Hill called Documenting the American South. In the interview, Michaux discusses the process of campaigning to black and white constituencies, the importance of the black vote, as well as operations of black political alliances.

Rutenberg, Jim. “A Dream Undone.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 28 July 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This article, published in The New York Times Magazine in 2015, discusses in detail the current North Carolina voter ID law and places it in the historical context of voting rights. Michaux refers to the ID law as “history… repeating itself.”

Tiberii, Jeff. “NC Lawmakers Have Yet To Testify In The Federal Voting Trial, And They Don’t Have To.” WUNC, 27 July 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

This article, published in 2015 by North Carolina Public Radio, recounts details of the Federal Voting Trial and Michaux’s testimony, which among many elements detailed his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, the history of voter suppression in North Carolina and how tools like early voting improved voter participation.

TWC Staff. “Capital Tonight with Mickey Michaux.” TWC News. TWC Central NC, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

In this 2014 interview (starting at 8:20), Representative Michaux discusses his relationship with Martin Luther King Jr. and their work together during the Civil Rights Movement.