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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
By:The Washington Post
The Washington Post editorial, "The Voting Rights Act's work isn't finished," lauds the Act as "one of this country's foremost accomplishments." The editorial also recognizes that the VRA's objective -- to "stamp out the varied and shifting strategies local officials used to prevent African Americans from voting" -- includes blocking continued efforts by officials to dilute minority voting strength. It is, as LDF's brief contends, "new poison in old bottles."