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Washington Research Project The Shameful Blight: The Survival of Racial Discrimination in Voting in the South

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.327 Author/Creator: Washington Research Project Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: October 1972 Pagination: 214 p. ; 22.8 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: One report entitled, "The Shameful Blight: The Survival of Racial Discrimination in Voting in the South," dated October 1972. The item is a report on the violations against the Voting Rights listed by counties in the Southern United States; preexisiting discrimination, redistricting, success, underrepresentation, increasing fees, voter registration and other topics.

People: Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Race discriminationVoting RightsVotingAmerican SouthPoliticsGovernment and CivicsAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Seventies

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