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On account of race : the Supreme Court, white supremacy, and the ravaging of African American voting rights

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text On account of race : the Supreme Court, white supremacy, and the ravaging of African American voting rights

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Summary
"Beginning in 1876, the Court systematically dismantled both the equal protection guarantees of the Fourteenth Amendment, at least for African-Americans, and what seemed to be the guarantee of the right to vote in the Fifteenth. And so, of the mor... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue : Overthrow -- Who votes? -- Two amendments... -- Power in black and white : The Klan -- ....and a third : equal rights comes to the ballot box -- A fragile illusion -- Any way you slice it : The Slaughter-House cases -- E... Read more
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xii, 283 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
Counterpoint Press 2020

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TADL-WOOD 342.7308 GOL in New Non-fiction Available

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