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Redrawn Voting Districts

Defending Real Democracy, Starting in New York

Letitia James | Posted 12.31.2014 | New York
Letitia James

For all the manufactured "Republican versus Democrat" drama that dominates today's cable news and political rhetoric, the most striking feature of our present-day democracy is not partisan divide -- it's a corrupt system that protects incumbents from the consequences that real democracy brings.

Alabama Says "Trust Us," I Say "No": Why the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Is More Necessary Than Ever

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

The era of segregationist governors standing publicly against integration may be long past. But as recent court cases show, less violent and more subtle efforts to thwart the will of voters are alive and well today and constitute a fundamental threat to democracy.

Lawsuit: New State Districts Gerrymandered, Violate Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.09.2011 | Detroit

A coalition of groups representing African-American and Latino voters filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) in Detroit's U.S. ...