shelby county v. holder

The Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in 2013 and brought back the old politics of the past.
Places that were subject to federal supervision in the past still appear to be removing voters more aggressively today.
The Georgia Democrat argued that a 2013 Supreme Court ruling led to voter suppression tactics that targeted people of color.
The NAACP will not stand for this. We are known as the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the United States, but we are just as concerned about the rights of young Americans - a concern that grows daily as we approach November 8.
This is what the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act looks like.
With today's third anniversary of the Shelby v. Holder decision, I am reminded of two poll tax receipts hanging in my Congressional office. On January 31, 1949, my grandparents traveled to the tax assessor's office in Jack County to pay their annual poll tax.
Almost 100 lawmakers are asking for hearings on five bills.