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  •  This suggests a significant amount of... (2+ / 0-)
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    Sherri in TX, Bensdad

    ...localized voter suppression because, as cskendrick cited earlier in this thread, the town is 60% African-American:

    As of the census of 2000, there were 1,968 people, 827 households, and 530 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,313.4 people per square mile (506.6/km²). There were 1,015 housing units at an average density of 677.4 per square mile (261.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 37.30% White, 60.67% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.69% of the population.

    When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 04:27:28 PM PDT

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