Tag Archives: Voting Rights Acts

Voting Rights | Martyrs For The Right To Vote

From about 1900 to 1965, most African Americans were not allowed to vote in the South. This was especially true in the Deep South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. White people in power used many methods to keep … Continue reading

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Video | Attorney General Eric Holder Announces DOJ’s Lawsuit Against North Carolina Voter ID Laws

AG Holdr: “This is an Intentional step to fix a system that is already working, and it DEFIES COMMON SENSE.” Transcript of full remarks on DOJ’s Lawsuit against North Carolina’s Voter ID Law   REFRRESHER FYI: PDF North Carolina Voter ID law

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