2nd Majority LA Black District


It was a decision that Louisiana Republicans didn’t want, but perhaps quietly acknowledged that there wasn’t anything that they could do about it. A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court requiring Louisiana legislators to redraw its congressional maps because the current one allegedly violates Voting Rights Act. Louisiana’s Black state legislators have been trying for years to have a second majority voting district in a state where the Afro-American population is one-third Black. But Republicans have resisted every attempt by Black leaders to carve out a second district, instead using ge...

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