When Alabama rewrote its state’s constitution in 1901, it limited voting to wealthy white men and established white supremacy as a guiding principle for state law. The fact that some clauses clearly violated provisions in the United States Constitution didn’t stop state leaders. It banned anyone from voting who wasn’t a male over 21, was […]
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DeArbea Walker is a freelance digital journalist who’s covered everything from the intersection of race and climate to sports. Her work has appeared in Business Insider, Insider, Yahoo Sports, The Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports and more.