By Carol Anderson. Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the 2013 Supreme Court Shelby County v. Holder decision that eviscerated the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Focusing on the aftermath of Shelby, follows the story of government-dictated racial discrimination unfolding as states adopt voter suppression laws. In detail explains how voter suppression works, from photo ID requirements to gerrymandering to poll closures. Also explores the resistance: organizing, activism, and court battles to restore the basic right to vote to all Americans. Read more.