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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

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African Americans account for about 27% of Alabama's population. They are the majority in just one of the state's seven congressional districts. Republicans dominate elected office in Alabama and are in charge of redistricting. They have been resistant to creating a second district with a Democratic-leaning Black majority.
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

Congressional districts that a federal court panel said were unconstitutional because they dilute representation for Black voters in Alabama are nevertheless being used for the November election after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed them

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY — The invisible line dividing two of Alabama's congressional districts slices through Montgomery, near iconic sites from the civil rights movement as well as ones more personal to Evan

2 months ago·United States
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

At the center of the case is a challenge by various groups arguing that the state violated the federal Voting Rights Act by diluting the political power of Black voters when it failed to create a second district in which they make up a majority, or close to it.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

By KIM CHANDLER, MARK SHERMAN and GARY FIELDS Associated PressMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The invisible line dividing two of Alabama’s congressional districts slices through Montgomery, near iconic sites from the civil rights movement as well as ones more personal to Evan Milligan.There’s the house where his grandfather loaded people into his station wagon and drove them to their jobs during the Montgomery Bus Boycott as Black residents spurned city…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The invisible line dividing two of Alabama’s congressional districts slices through Montgomery, near iconic sites from the civil rights movement as well as ones more personal to Evan Milligan.There’s the house where his grandfather loaded people into his station wagon and drove them to their jobs during the Montgomery Bus Boycott as Black residents spurned city buses to protest segregation. It’s the same home where his mo…

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court

The invisible line dividing two of Alabama's congressional districts slices through Montgomery, near iconic sites from the civil rights movement as well as ones more personal to Evan Milligan.There’s the house where his grandfather loaded people into his station wagon and drove them to their jobs during the Montgomery Bus Boycott as Black residents spurned city buses to protest segregation. It's the same home where his mother lived as a child, j…

2 months ago·Jacksonville, United States
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