One person, no vote : how voter suppression is destroying our democracy / Carol Anderson ; foreword by Senator Dick Durbin.
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- ISBN: 9781635571370
- ISBN: 1635571375
- Physical Description: xi, 271 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 
- Copyright: ©2018
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-254) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
A history of disfranchisement -- Voter ID -- Voter roll purge -- Rigging the rules -- The Resistance -- At the crossroads of half slave, half free.
Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling, which allowed districts to change voting requirments without approval from the Department of Justice.
In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present. With One Person, No Vote, she chronicles a related history: the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the 2013 Supreme Court decision that eviscerated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Known as the Shelby ruling, this decision effectively allowed districts with a demonstrated history of racial discrimination to change voting requirements without approval from the Department of Justice. Focusing on the aftermath of Shelby, Anderson follows the astonishing story of government-dictated racial discrimination unfolding before our very eyes as more and more states adopt voter suppression laws. In gripping, enlightening detail she explains how voter suppression works, from photo ID requirements to gerrymandering to poll closures. And with vivid characters, she explores the resistance: the organizing, activism, and court battles to restore the basic right to vote to all Americans as the nation gears up for the 2018 midterm elections.-- Provided by publisher.
2018 National Book Awards-Nonfiction Longlist
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