Archive for February 22, 2016

The Privilege of Being Heard

Last month, I watched and listened as a trial unfolded in the federal courthouse downtown. The case involved a Voting Rights Act claim brought by Missouri NAACP against the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The plaintiffs alleged that the district’s electoral system diluted votes coming from people of color, resulting in a school board that was disproportionately […]

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