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Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could put new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws

The court heard arguments in a case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. The arguments centered on a key portion of the Voting Rights Act.

1987 Lucy in Disguise
Starlights Tracey Chattaway
Do It Again Trevor Something
Recurring Bonobo

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Reading A Letter That's Been Sealed For More Than 300 Years — Without Opening It

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Cascade Ryan Helsing
Awe Mfana [#] Hugh Masekela, Johanesburg Street Band et. al.

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Bitcoin: Mother Of All Bubbles, Or Revolutionary Breakthrough

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Twisted Getaway Neon Nox
Purple Rain Prince & the Revolution
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Bunny Wailer, Iconic Reggae Singer And Wailers Co-Founder, Has Died At Age 73

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Pretty Stars Bill Frisell
Dreamland Bunny Wailer

Stacey Abrams speaks at a rally in Atlanta for then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Nov. 2, 2020. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Stacey Abrams On Why Securing Voting Rights Is As Necessary Now As In The Past

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Lost In Thought Jon Hopkins
Night by Night Chromeo
Start Shootin' Little People
A New Dawn Followed by Ghosts
Add And Broke For Free

Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could put new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws

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Ringside Julien Baker
Cane Shuga Glass Animals

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