Nancy Abudu

American Civil Liberties Union

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Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU Voting Rights Project

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Fifty-five years ago today, a historic piece of federal legislation was signed into law: The Voting Rights Act.

What voter suppression looks like today — 55 years after Voting Rights Act was signed into law

Fifty-five years ago today, a historic piece of federal legislation was signed into law: The Voting Rights Act.

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Section 5 of the  Voting Rights Act  covers all of nine states and localities in seven others whose histories of racial discrimination in voting led Congress to require them to get…

The Voting Rights Act Gets Another Day in Court

Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act covers all of nine states and localities in seven others whose histories of racial discrimination in voting led Congress to require them to get…

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