Thursday, August 8, 2013

Video: Obstacles Rosa Parks Faced in Registering to Vote and Texas Actions After SCOTUS Decision Shows Why the Voting rights Act Was and Is Still Needed.

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As soon as the pre approval section of the Voting Rights Acts was ended by the SCOTUS this year, Texas dropped plans to redo a redistricting scheme that disappeared minority districts into white ones a clear violation of the act itself.  Also, before the VRA, poll taxes and other hurdles made it difficult for minorities to get registered before the Voting Rights Act was signed into law.

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