Segregation Rising

voting rights

     Atlanta            Reading about the impact of mortgage lending discrimination and gentrification in New York City and its metropolitan area, this snippet jumped out at me: New York was ranked the ninth most segregated city in the country, according to a June study by the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California Berkeley. …

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Conspiracies Cut Both Ways in Retarding the Vote

DC Politics National Politics voting rights

Pearl River      The gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson used to have a patented expression as he wrote about everything from Las Vegas to political conventions.  He would write, “…and then it got weird” in his fear-and-loathing reports.  One thing we can truly say about this election season is that it has absolutely gotten weird. This …

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