“Doooooood!!!!!” Two out of the three North Carolina charges on the fourth circuit were appointed by Barack Obama.”

And? So what?

“Do you know what specific criteria they used to come to the conclusion that blacks were targeted?”

Yes. Ever heard of North Carolina’s gerrymandering? How congressional lines were being drawn with “surgical precision…?” This means, in particular, that the NCGOP lawmakers actually requested data on racial differences in voting behaviors in the state, broken down by individual districts. And this data showed that black folks disproportionately lacked the most common kind of photo ID, which is those issued by the DMV.

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