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Black LA Majority Voting District Possible

t was a decision that Republicans weren’t expecting. One that they probably felt was in the bank. After all, they had the U. S. Supreme on their side. Well, at least four of the justices. Black Alabamians were elated following the news that Republicans in the Alabama legislature will have to redraw voting districts in the state as the Supreme Court said it violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Lawmakers, according to the ruling, will have to draw new congressional maps that “reflect the growing Black population” in the state. The 5-4 decision caught everyone by surprise, given the nature of the...


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