"This Is Our Selma"

This incredibly well-reported and well-written piece for the The New York Times by Jim Rutenberg is not just recommended reading, it is required reading for all those who care about protecting the basic right of American democracy--the right to vote for all people.  In great detail, the article chronicles the "50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act."  It is a long article, so I will get out of the way and let you read it, but please do read it.  We face a situation where minority voters are more practically disenfranchised now--in 2015--than they have been since the Jim Crow era.

Read the article on The New York Times →