voting rights act

North Carolina’s voting law was “a form of racism,” said North Carolina delegate Gloria Baker Goodwin. In an 83-page opinion, the federal appeals court agreed.

Solomon Jones says there’s more to mourn than to celebrate on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

This past weekend, nearly 100,000 people flooded Selma, AL to commemorate the 50th anniversary of marches to show support for African Americans’ right to vote. President Obama delivered a moving speech considered by some to be his best since taking office.

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