A voting law doesn't have to mention race to disenfranchise voters according to race
Mia Brett explains why America needs HR1.
Voting rights have a long complicated history in this country and we’ve never quite achieved the aspirational goal of a true democracy with universal enfranchisement. For much of US history, laws explicitly sought to limit the vote based on race, gender and wealth. Since the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, we as a country at least made univers…