Monthly Archives: June 2013

U.S. SUPREME COURT AUTHORIZES VOTER SUPPRESSION

After extensive research that exposed discriminatory practices in voting still existed, the 109th Congress elected to extend the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 for twenty-five more years.  On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck that extension … Continue reading

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EDELMAN’S SO RICH, SO POOR, IN REVIEW

I was happy to see that Peter Edelman decided to grapple with the problem of poverty based upon his work with Sen. Robert Kennedy in the mid-to-late 1960s.  I have tremendously admired the valiant oeuvre of his spouse, Marian Wright … Continue reading

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