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Black voters in South face new threats

| September 4, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Despite major advances to access to the ballot box nearly 50 years after the passage of Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), blacks, living primarily in the South and Southwest, continued to face challenges at the ballot box, according to National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR) report. “Though […]

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Big voting changes coming to the South in 2014

Big voting changes coming to the South in 2014

| January 23, 2014

Voting rights cases will reportedly be one of the top legal stories of 2014. Here is a round-up of southern states where voters face major shakeups…

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