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Fighting to Reverse the Shameful Voting Rights Decision

By Sherrilyn A. Ifill NNPA Guest Columnist The Voting Rights Act has been described as the “crown jewel” of civil rights legislation.  Its passage was secured with the courage, grit and blood of activists throughout the south, including Fannie Lou Hamer who endured beatings simply for trying to register to vote in Mississippi, Medgar Evers  who was murdered by […]