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Why is racism so efficient?

In the past few years, between the high of Obama’s election and the terrible tragedy of Ferguson, Martin Trayvon, and proliferating Jim Crow-esque voter ID laws, race is back as an urgent issue in American society. 946 more words

Ferguson

Supreme Court Allows Strict Voter ID Law To Stand In Wisconsin

In what some would view as a major shot in the arm for voter suppression, the U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear a major challenge to Wisconsin’s strict—some say discriminatory—voter ID laws, … 427 more words

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How Voter ID Laws Are A Set Back For Civil Rights [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO]

Republicans believe voter ID laws prevent fraud while Democrats believe it’s a way to keep certain groups from being able to vote. Listen to the audio player to hear how it’s ultimately a setback for civil rights, and why Wisconsin is fighting to keep it in the latest  111 more words

Exclusives

'Walker wins again': Supreme Court rejects challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law

The Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law:

BREAKING: US Supreme Court lets Wisconsin voter ID law stand

— Charles Sykes (@SykesCharlie) …

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'Isn't that racist?' Hey, Obama, if you want mandatory voting, won't you need this?

Mandatory voter ID: Terrible idea Mandatory voting: Great idea #Logic

— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) March 18, 2015

Voter ID – bad. Mandatory voting – good. Got it. #INSANE…

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Colin Powell's Suggestion For Fixing Voter ID Laws

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said that black voters should vote lawmakers who support voter ID restrictions out of office, Sunday  on This Week… 269 more words

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