Bending toward justice : the Voting Rights Act and the transformation of American democracy /

When the Fifteenth Amendment of 1870 granted African Americans the right to vote, it seemed as if a new era of political equality was at hand. Before long, however, white segregationists across the South counterattacked, driving their black countrymen from the polls through a combination of sheer te...

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Main Author: May, Gary, 1944-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
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EJWL - 3rd Floor

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Call Number: KF4893 .M39 2013
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