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  • Voting Rights and Historians in the Courtroom
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    Voting Rights and Historians in the Courtroom

    Clemson University history Professor Vernon Burton recalled his experiences as an expert witness for plaintiffs in voting rights cases in South Carolina and Texas. Professor Burton also…

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  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Professors Julian Zelizer and Orville Vernon Burton talked about the factors that led to the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and challenges to voter’s rights after the Supreme…

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  • Discrimination in Voting Historical Overview
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    Discrimination in Voting: Historical Overview

    The National Commission on the Voting Rights Act convened its first hearing as part of a nationwide series to examine the impending reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. The privately…

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