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Results for voter discrimination

'Fighting Words' from the Supreme Court
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper More than 80 bills to restrict voter access were introduced in 2013. BACK IN THE day, when ...

Voting Rights Act Challenge: The Fight Continues
Originally Posted: 02/28/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Blog

Indeed, as Frederick Douglass wrote, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” I was on the airplane, looking forward to reading Taylor Branch’s n ...

AG Eric Holder, Black Church Leaders Mull Voter Law Changes
Originally Posted: 05/30/2012 - 5:23pm | Type: Blog

Attorney General Eric Holder and other legal experts strategized with black religious leaders May 30 about new restrictive state voting laws that could affect their congregants by reducing early voting and req ...