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A half-century after Voting Rights Act, black religious leaders say suppression is rampant

A half-century after Voting Rights Act, black religious leaders say suppression is rampant Leaders must address continued widespread voter suppression, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. … Continue reading

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Race expected to play key role in Louisiana elections

Race expected to play key role in Louisiana elections WASHINGTON – Louisiana’s Senate race likely will come down to black and white. “It always does in Louisiana,’’ said Albert Samuels, a political scientist at Southern University in Baton Rouge. “To … Continue reading

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