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Voting Rights Act of 1965

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  • Dissent: Book traces 400 years of protest, progress in US

    Most views of American history trace the rise of power and politics.
  • In Supreme Court redistricting case, it's the 'whole number of persons'

    In Supreme Court redistricting case, it's the 'whole number of persons'
    The Supreme Court agreed to take a case this week that will shape the future of American politics. Although the Warren court's famous "one person, one vote" mandate requires states to draw up election districts with roughly equal populations, the court is...

    'Moral Monday' leader to outline plans for future protests

    The leader of the "Moral Monday" protests intends to use a speech Saturday to outline plans for the movement's future, including a mass march in July to coincide with a federal hearing about North Carolina's voter rights laws and intensive local...

    Clinton deserves black vote

    Clinton deserves black vote
    Political pundits have wondered whether Hillary Clinton will enjoy the same enthusiastic support from the African-American community in her presidential bid that President Barack Obama received. Others have wondered whether she deserves it. After her...

    Do black presidents matter?

    How did it happen that the most significant black protest movement in decades, #blacklivesmatter, erupted during the tenure of the first black president? Civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin famously argued that, following the major victories of the...