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Why Are Fewer Black Americans Voting? They Can’t

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In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down elements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, angering those already worried about voter disenfranchisement. Carol Anderson, chair of African American Studies at Emory University, joins us to talk about how photo ID laws, gerrymandering and poll closers discriminate against people of color, which she writes about in “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy” (Bloomsbury).