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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation's criminal justice system that would cut back the use of harsh sentences for certain drug-related crimes. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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The Shift In Black Views Of The War On Drugs

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Layin a Strip for the Higher-self State Line The Bad Plus
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Giving up Food For Jah The Lions

Opponents of North Carolina's new voter ID legislation wear tape over their mouths while sitting in the gallery of the House chamber of the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., on April 24, where lawmakers debated new voter laws. On Monday, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a new law that requires a state-approved photo ID to vote and cuts early-voting opportunities. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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In Rural N.C., New Voter ID Law Awakens Some Old Fears

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