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A poll worker hands out "I Voted Today" stickers in Washington, D.C., in 2012. Journalist Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling opened the door for new voting restrictions that disproportionately affect poor people, young people and people of color. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Block The Vote: A Journalist Discusses Voting Rights and Restrictions

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed racial discrimination in voting. But author Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling blocks the act's enforcement — and opened the door for new restrictions.

A poll worker hands out "I Voted Today" stickers in Washington, D.C., in 2012. Journalist Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling opened the door for new voting restrictions that disproportionately affect poor people, young people and people of color. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Block The Vote: A Journalist Discusses Voting Rights And Restrictions

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