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The Human Relation Commission Community Book Read Presents: An Evening with Ari Berman
The Orange County Human Relations Commission's 2020 Community Book Read is "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. The Human Relations Commission will host author, Ari Berman, the Senior Reporter for Mother Jones and frequent guest and media political commentator as he discusses his 2015 book. “Give Us the Ballot” chronicles the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as it transformed the American democratic process, while counterrevolutionaries sought to suppress voting rights that, “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.” In 2013, the Supreme Court declared a key provision of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional. As lawmakers continue to devise new strategies to suppress minorities, voting rights the battle over race, representation, and political power rages on as we struggle for voting rights in America.

Aug 19, 2020 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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