The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding

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Bloody Sunday
BLOODY SUNDAY The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks–and three events–that represented the political and emotional peak of the m…
 
Editor’s Note – The modern Voting Rights movement can be traced to the 1944 decision of the US Supreme Court in Smith v. Allright to outlaw the White Primary. Authors Bernard Grofman and Chandler Davidson point out that shortly…