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New voting laws in the south could affect millions of African Americans

This report is part of a project on voting rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. Selma, Ala. –- Joanne Bland, at age 11, marched toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Bloody Sunday in 1965 as hundreds of African-Americans protested, demanding the right to vote. State troopers beat her sister. Bland fainted in […]