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southernchanges · 6d ago

The Latest Print Edition of Southern Changes is Now Available

Summer, 2017In this Issue:Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Racial GerrymanderingTwo Courts Reject Texas Voter I-D LawSupreme Court to Consider Limits on Partisan GerrymanderingAndrew McD...
southernchanges · 2W ago

Pauli Murray, Mary Hood, Thomas L. Johnson and Phillip C. Dunn Receive Lillian Smith Book Awards for 1987

southernchanges · 3W ago

A Southern Newsman's Journey through Turbulent Times

southernchanges · 1M ago

Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering

Whitford v. Gill[1]In Whitford v. Gill the Supreme Court will decide whether extreme partisan gerrymanders are constitutionally permissible.  In 2011 Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled legisl...
southernchanges · 1M ago

Court: Texas Voter ID Law is "Unexplainable on Grounds other than Race"

Veasey v. AbbottBy Leland WareIn 2005, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that Texas had become a majority-minority state. In 2010 Texas legislators enacted a law that disenfranchised an untol...
southernchanges · 2M ago

Introducing the Jurors for the 2017 Lillian Smith Book Awards

The Southern Regional Council (SRC), founded in 1919 to combat racial injustice, established the Lillian Smith Book Awards in 1966 to recognize writing which extends the legacy of the ou...
southernchanges · 2M ago

Introducing the Jurors for the 2017 Lillian Smith Book Awards

The Southern Regional Council (SRC), founded in 1919 to combat racial injustice, established the Lillian Smith Book Awards in 1966 to recognize writing which extends the legacy of the ou...
southernchanges · 2M ago

Forty-Six Books Nominated for 2017 Lillian Smith Book Award

southernchanges · 2M ago

Minion K. C. Morrison Receives Lillian Smith Book Award for 2016

southernchanges · 2M ago

Supreme Court Clarifies the Standard for Reviewing Claims of Racial Gerrymandering

Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections By Leland WareOn March 1, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a conflict between a state’s redistricting plan and traditional r...