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A look at 48 years of the Voting Rights Act

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The voting law that became a major turning point in black Americans' struggle for equal rights and political power is now outdated, the Supreme Court says. Whether that's a marker of racial progress or proof of backsliding will be hotly debated. But neither side denies that remarkable changes were wrought through the nearly half-century-old Voting Rights Act. As the issue...

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