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Mississippi: Black voters sue over election law rooted in state’s racist past

A lawsuit over a Mississippi election law, if successful, will change the way that state elects its governor. Four African-Americans filed the federal civil rights lawsuit in May 2019, charging that the way their state elects its statewide officials violates the Voting Rights Act, the 14th Amendment and the principle of “one-person, one-vote.” To win […]