Tag Archive for Race

Federal Court Strikes Down Race-Based Alabama Legislative Districts


By Glynn Wilson – The gerrymandering plan rammed through the state legislature by Alabama Republicans after they took control in 2010 has now been thrown out by a three-judge panel of federal judges in Montgomery as an unconstitutionaly overtly race-based map. A three-judge panel of the Federal District Court in Montgomery unanimously agreed that in…

Damn Nation: We Know What Happened in Ferguson, Missouri


Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – You are here. No closer. I keep paying attention to this. I keep pointing it out. There is just enough to keep the women and kids all fired up. Just enough to make us all afraid of things we don’t understand. Things they aren’t about to explain. We…