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On This Date in Legal History

In 1957 the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee to guarantee the election of white candidates. Only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1957 the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee. By doing so, only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single white voter was effected … Continue reading

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On This Day in Legal History

In 1957, the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee. By doing so, only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single white voter was effected … Continue reading

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