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The high court’s intervention raises the possibility that next year’s election may feature “intentionally discriminatory” congressional and state House districts.
In a 5-4 decision late Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the latest round in Texas’ marathon redistricting case, raising the possibility that nex...Read More
Since 2011, nine federal court rulings have concluded that Texas passed intentionally racist voting laws. Three of those rulings happened in just the past two weeks.
Since 2011, nine federal court rulings have concluded that Texas passed intentionally racist voting laws. Three happened in just the past two weeks....Read More
An effort to change the way Texas draws state senate districts could have important consequences for the way the state does politics....Read More
This morning, the Supreme Court gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act, the transformative 1965 law that swept away literacy tests, poll taxes and establish...Read More
While the days of overt discrimination may be mostly behind us, institutional racism still exists. Hispanic and black Texans understand this better than most....Read More
Every ten years senators have their fate decided for them by a capsule in a white envelope with the odd or even number inside. It’s almost like the short ...Read More