Panelists talked about the implications of the Supreme Court decision that struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in the case of… read more
Panelists talked about the implications of the Supreme Court decision that struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in the case of Shelby County v. Holder. They focused on actions necessary to advance voting rights, voter identification laws in various states, and efforts at the various levels of government to protect voter rights. Ryan Haygood began the discussion with an overview of the impact of the decision and an overview of several historical markers in black history. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Jotaka Eaddy Senior Director NAACP->Voting Rights
- Ryan Haygood Director NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund->Political Participation Group
- Helene Keeley State Representative [D] Delaware
- Desmond Meade President Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
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