This civil rights leader’s death led to probes by state and national agencies. But documents that might have proven he was murdered have vanished.
Voting Rights Act
The ruling sets a nearly impossible standard for proving allegations of “discriminatory intent,” the only way left to rein in states that pass racist voting laws.
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.
Critics say rarely issued election identification certificates are more 'illusion' than 'remedy.'